Tag Archives: survival

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

image from turn-the-page.net Sepetys, Ruta.  Between Shades of Gray.  344 p. Philomel Books. 2011. ISBN 978-0-399-25412-3. Can you imagine having your whole family brutally forced to leave your home and taken by train to a forced labor camp?  That’s what … Continue reading

Posted in booktalks, historical fiction | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Now Is The Time For Running by Michael Williams

This book is not for the faint of heart.  It is an intense story about two brothers, Deo, who is 15, and Innocent, his older disabled brother, running for their lives in modern war-torn Zimbabwe.  The entire village, including their … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Survival | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Pfeffer, Susan Beth.  Life As We Knew It.  337p.  Harcourt.  2006.  ISBN  978-0-15-205826-5. Imagine if life as we knew it was a distant memory.  This happens to Miranda, her family, and the rest of the world in Life As We … Continue reading

Posted in booktalks, Science Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment