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Sepetys, Ruta.

Between shades of gray / Ruta Sepetys. - New York : Scholastic, 2012, c2011. - 344 p. : maps ; 20 cm.

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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Labor camps--Fiction.

Siberia (Russia)--History--20th century--Fiction.
Soviet Union--History--1925-1953--Fiction.
Lithuania--History--Soviet occupation, 1940-1941--Fiction.