By Ruta Sepetys
New York Times Bestseller! "Masterly crafted"—The Wall road Journal
For readers of Between colors of Gray and the entire gentle we can't See, bestselling writer Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a gentle on one of many war's so much devastating—yet unknown—tragedies.
World warfare II is drawing to a detailed in East Prussia and hundreds of thousands of refugees are on a determined trek towards freedom, many with whatever to hide. Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en path to the ship that can provide salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff. pressured by way of condition to unite, the 3 locate their energy, braveness, and belief in one another tested with each one step in the direction of safety.
simply while it kind of feels freedom is inside of their grab, tragedy moves. Not country, nor tradition, nor prestige topic as all 10000 people—adults and youngsters alike—aboard needs to struggle for a similar factor: survival.
Told in alternating issues of view and excellent for enthusiasts of Anthony Doerr's Pulitzer Prize-winning All the sunshine we won't See, Erik Larson's Dead Wake, and Elizabeth Wein's Printz Honor Book Code identify Verity, this masterful paintings of old fiction is electrified by way of the real-life tragedy that used to be the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff—the maximum maritime catastrophe in background. As she did in Between colours of Gray, Ruta Sepetys reveals a surprisingly little-known casualty of a ugly warfare, and proves that humanity and love can be successful, even within the darkest of hours.
Praise for Salt to the Sea:
Featured on NPR's Morning version ♦ “Superlative…masterfully crafted…[a] robust paintings of old fiction.”—The Wall highway magazine ♦ “[Sepetys is] a grasp of YA fiction…she once more anchors a breathtaking view of epic tragedy in views that consider deeply textured and immediate.”—Entertainment Weekly ♦ "Riveting...powerful...haunting."—The Washington publish ♦ “Compelling for either grownup and teen readers.”—New York instances booklet evaluation ♦ “Intimate, amazing, artfully crafted…brilliant.”—Shelf Awareness ♦ "Historical fiction at its very, very best."—The Globe and Mail ♦ “[H]aunting, heartbreaking, hopeful and altogether gorgeous…one of the easiest young-adult novels to seem in a really lengthy time.”—Salt Lake Tribune ♦ *"This haunting gem of a unique begs to be remembered."—Booklist ♦ *"Artfully instructed and sensitively crafted...will go away readers weeping."—School Library Journal
Praise for Between colors of Gray:
A ny Times Notable booklet ♦ A Wall road Journal Best Children’s booklet ♦ A Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Booklist, and Kirkus Best e-book ♦ iTunes 2011 Rewind top youngster Novel ♦ A Carnegie Medal and William C. Morris Finalist ♦ A New York Times and International Bestseller ♦ “Few books are fantastically written, fewer nonetheless are vital; this novel is both.”—The Washington publish ♦ *"[A]n vital e-book that merits the widest attainable readership.”—Booklist