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Between shades of gray

Author: Ruta Sepetys
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic : PENGUIN, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother and brother are taken from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp. While Lina fights to survive, she begins creating pictures that can - she hopes - be secretly sent to him. Whether or not he receives them, it is her art that will be her salvation, helping her to retain her identity, her dignity,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History and memory
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruta Sepetys
ISBN: 9780143205418 0143205412
OCLC Number: 809129191
Awards: Shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Teen Books Category 2012.
Description: 344 pages : maps
Responsibility: Ruta Sepetys.

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In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother and brother are taken from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp. While Lina fights to survive, she begins creating pictures that can - she hopes - be secretly sent to him. Whether or not he receives them, it is her art that will be her salvation, helping her to retain her identity, her dignity, and her hold on hope for the future. Many others are not so fortunate.

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