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Between shades of gray [electronic resource]. Ruta Sepetys.

Sepetys, Ruta. (Author). Klein, Emily. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101978245 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Listening Library (Audio), 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Emily Klein.
Summary, etc.: Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they've known. Separated from her father, forced onto a crowded and dirty train car, Lina, her mother, and her young brother slowly make their way north, crossing the Arctic Circle, to a work camp in the coldest reaches of Siberia. Here they are forced, under Stalin's orders, to dig for beets and fight for their lives under the cruelest of conditions.Lina finds solace in her art, meticulously—and at great risk—documenting events by drawing, hoping these messages 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, spanning years and covering 6,500 miles, but it is through incredible strength, love, and hope that Lina ultimately survives...
Target Audience Note: MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
490 Lexile.
3.6 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 219442 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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