Between Shades of Gray

By: Ruta Sepetys

Between Shades of Gray

In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina is preparing for art school, first dates, and all that summer has to offer. But one night, the Soviet secret police barge violently into her home, deporting her along with her mother and younger brother. They are being sent to Siberia. Lina's father has been separated from the family and sentenced to death in a prison camp. All is lost.

Lina fights for her life, fearless, vowing that if she survives she will honor her family, and the thousands like hers, by documenting their experience in her art and writing. She risks everything to use her art as messages, hoping they will make their way to her father's prison camp to let him know they are still alive.

It is a long and harrowing journey, and it is only their incredible strength, love, and hope that pull Lina and her family through each day.

Written by: Ruta Sepetys

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Why You Should Read Between Shades of Gray

If you are interested in adventure/love stories then Between Shades of Gray would be the perfect book for you. This is one of those books that you won't want to put down, so it wont take as long as you would think it takes. This book is to die for. It's a book worth it's money. But if you want to you could find this book at your public libraries.

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