Books Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys Paperback, 352 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $8.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBetween Shades of GrayAuthorRuta Sepetys Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Other editions available for purchase: School And Library, 344 pages, Penguin Group USA, $17.99, published March 22 2011 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBetween Shades of GrayAuthorRuta Sepetys Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary In 1941, Lina and her family 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. Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Historical Fiction Fiction Also by Ruta Sepetys Salt to the Sea Facebook Twitter Email NPR stories about Between Shades of Gray iStockphoto Opinion Books Two Gray Titles, One Sexy Mix-Up May 17, 2012 What happens when two books with similar names are out at the same time? Well, when one is historical fiction set in Lithuania and the other an S&M novel that's ripping up the best-sellers list, some interesting teachable moments. Two Gray Titles, One Sexy Mix-Up Listen · 2:39 2:39 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/152778559/152944873" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Mito Habe-Evans Opinion What We're Reading Living With Susan Sontag; A Novel Set Around Hitchcock's Psycho; A YA Novel About 1941 Lithuania. March 29, 2011 A memoir of living in close quarters with Susan Sontag; a novel set in the world of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho; and a young-adult novel that covers the very adult themes of labor camps in 1941 Lithuania.