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The Resource Between shades of gray, Ruta Sepetys

Between shades of gray, Ruta Sepetys

Label
Between shades of gray
Title
Between shades of gray
Statement of responsibility
Ruta Sepetys
Title variation
Between shades of grey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 2011.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Young Adult, 2012.
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Young Adult Fiction, 2012.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2012.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
384432
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sepetys, Ruta
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 490
  • 012-up
  • HL490L
  • Decoding demand: 96 (very high)
  • Semantic demand: 100 (very high)
  • Syntactic demand: 74 (high)
  • Structure demand: 87 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
PZ7.S47957
LC item number
Be 2011
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Reading level
3.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Labor camps
  • Survival
  • Labor camps
  • Lithuania
  • Lithuania
  • Siberia (Russia)
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Between shades of gray, Ruta Sepetys
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
806285
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780399254123
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009050092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780399254123
  • (OCoLC)499127912
Label
Between shades of gray, Ruta Sepetys
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
806285
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780399254123
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009050092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780399254123
  • (OCoLC)499127912

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