About this book
Set in 1941, this is a heartwrenching teen novel offering an original and personally charged look at a part of history that is often overlooked, Stalin's labour camps in Siberia during Soviet rule in Russia. Based on real first-hand family accounts and memories from survivors, it follows a 15 year old girl as she, her mother and brother are deported to the camps. Ages: 12+
One night fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother and young brother are hauled from their home by Soviet guards, thrown into cattle cars and sent away. They are being deported to Siberia. An unimaginable and harrowing journey has begun. Lina doesn't know if she'll ever see her father or her friends again. But she refuses to give up hope.