2012 Book Rave contender – Between Shades of Gray

Art and history set against the backdrop of Soviet forced labor camps in 1941. Comment if you support, or don’t, this Book Rave nominee!

A full blurb, for your reading pleasure:

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.