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The Resource Between Shades of Gray

Between Shades of Gray

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
A New York Times Bestseller In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina is preparing for art school, first dates, and all that summer has to offer. Then one night, Soviet secret police barge violently into her home. Lina, her mother, and younger brother are deported to Siberia. Her father, separated from the family, is sentenced to death in a prison camp. On their long and harrowing journey, strength, love and hope pull the family through. Will it be enough to keep them alive?
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.
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384432
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sepetys, Ruta
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Juvenile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
490
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Love Stories
  • Autobiographies
  • Biography
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Between Shades of Gray
Link
http://www.bolinda.com/images/products/large/9781410440839.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Fiction
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
  • Hard Cover ed.
  • Large Print
Extent
432
Form of item
large print
Governing access note
11-17
Isbn
9781410440839
Physical substance
Hardback
Label
Between Shades of Gray
Link
http://www.bolinda.com/images/products/large/9781410440839.jpg
Publication
Contents
Fiction
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
  • Hard Cover ed.
  • Large Print
Extent
432
Form of item
large print
Governing access note
11-17
Isbn
9781410440839
Physical substance
Hardback

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