. Separated from her father and forced onto a crowded train, her mother, and her young brother make their way to a Siberian work camp, Lina, where they are forced to fight for their lives. An international bestseller, a #1 new york times bestseller, and now a major motion picture! Ruta Sepetys's Between Shades of Gray is now the film Ashes in the Snow!"Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both.
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Praise for between Shades of Gray:"Superlative. Risking everything, she imbeds clues in her drawings of their location and secretly passes them along, hoping her drawings will make their way to her father's prison camp. A hefty emotional punch.
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With characters as captivating as those in her internationally bestselling novel Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys skillfully creates a rich story of secrets, lies, and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny.
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