Between shades of gray

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344 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
9780142420591 (trade pbk.), 014242059X (trade pbk.), 9780399254123, 0399254129
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Level 3.6, 9 Points
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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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sepetys, R. (2011). Between shades of gray . Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sepetys, Ruta. 2011. Between Shades of Gray. New York: Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sepetys, Ruta. Between Shades of Gray New York: Philomel Books, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sepetys, Ruta. Between Shades of Gray Philomel Books, 2011.

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