Between shades of gray
Source:Philomel Books, New York, p.344 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PG8733.29 .E74 T3713 2011
Keywords:1940-1941--Juvenile fiction, Labor camps--Fiction, Lithuania--History--Soviet occupation, Lithuania--History--Soviet occupation, 1940-1941--Fiction, Siberia (Russia)--History--20th century--Fiction, Soviet Union--History--1925-1953--Fiction, Survival--Fiction
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.
Lexile measure 490; Ages 14 and up; Historical fiction