One night fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother and brother are hauled from their home by Soviet guards, thrown into cattle cars and sent away. They are being deported to Siberia. Lina doesn't know if she'll ever see her father or friends again. But she refuses to give up hope. Lina hopes for her family, her country and her future. For her first love, with the boy she barely knows but does not want to lose. Set in 1941, BETWEEN SHADES OF GREY is an extraordinary and haunting story based on first-hand family accounts and memories from survivors.
A new look for one of Diana Wynne Jones' funniest and most popular novels, to tie-in with the sequel, "House Of Many Ways". Ages: 11+