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The Resource Between shades of gray, Ruta Sepetys

Between shades of gray, Ruta Sepetys

Label
Between shades of gray
Title
Between shades of gray
Statement of responsibility
Ruta Sepetys
Title variation
Between shades of grey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note
Summary
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 2011.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Young Adult, 2012.
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Young Adult Fiction, 2012.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2012.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
384432
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.S47957
LC item number
Be 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
490
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
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http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Between shades of gray, Ruta Sepetys
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions and an interview with Ruta Sepetys
Control code
5555826
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780606260893
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn758386539
  • (OCoLC)758386539
Label
Between shades of gray, Ruta Sepetys
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions and an interview with Ruta Sepetys
Control code
5555826
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780606260893
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn758386539
  • (OCoLC)758386539

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