Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
Her book “Salt to the Sea” takes us to 1945, when World War II is drawing to a close and refugees are trying to trek toward freedom. Meet Joana, Florian and Emilia. They cross paths on the way to the ship that promised salvation, Wilhelm Gustloff.
Read the book, know their story.
- Language: English
- Publisher: Penguin Books
- Recommended reading age: 12 and up
- Publication date: 2017
- ISBN-10: 142423629
- ISBN-13: 978-0142423622
Ruta Sepetys (Rūta Šepetys) is the daughter of a Lithuanian refugee, giving the voice to underrepresented history. She has won the Carnegie Medal and been invited to present at NATO, the European Parliament, and various embassies worldwide. She was given the Cross of the Knight of the Order by the President of Lithuania for her extraordinary contributions. You can learn more about the author on her website.
Ruta Sepetys introduces her book in the short video below. A very powerful message.
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