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Ruta Sepetys

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Ruta Sepetys is a New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Carnegie Medal. She was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. The daughter of a refugee, Ruta is drawn to underrepresented stories of strength through struggle and hopes to give voice to those who weren't able to tell their story. Her award-winning historical novels are published in over fifty countries and have received over forty literary prizes.
    4th February 2016

    Salt to the Sea

    WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2017 It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together b... More

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    7th April 2011

    Between Shades Of Gray

    The haunting and powerful Second World War novel by Ruta Sepetys that inspired the feature film, ASHES IN THE SNOW, ... More

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    7th March 2013

    Out of the Easy

    Out of the Easy is set against the vivid backdrop of 1950s New Orleans. Written by New York Times bestsellin... More

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    3rd October 2019

    The Fountains of Silence

    FROM CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNING AUTHOR RUTA SEPETYS Madrid, 1957. Daniel, young, wealthy and unsure of his p... More

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    18th March 2021

    The Fountains of Silence

    A haunting and romantic novel set in post-war Spain by Ruta Sepetys - winner of the Carnegie Medal 2017. Madrid... More

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    4th August 2022

    I Must Betray You

    T rapped by an evil dictatorship, will Cristian be forced to betray his family or will he risk everything he loves to... More

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