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Salt to the sea

Author: Ruta Sepetys
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the German ship the Wilhelm Gustloff was sunk in port in early 1945 it had over 9000 civilian refugees, including children, on board. Nearly all were drowned. Ruta Sepetys imagines the story of a handful of these people as they trek across Germany, bound together only by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. From the gentle wisdom of the old man known as the Shoe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Fiction 13+
General
Teenage Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruta Sepetys
ISBN: 9780141347400 0141347406
OCLC Number: 948595282
Awards: Inky Awards longlist, 2017
Description: 391 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ruta Sepetys.

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It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land.  Read more...

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Ruta Sepetys is a master of historical fiction. -- Elizabeth Wein A rich, page-turning story that brings to vivid life a terrifying-and little-known-moment in World War II history. -- Steve Sheinkin

 
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