A New York Times Bestseller -- In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina is preparing for art school, first dates, and all that summer has to offer. Then one night, Soviet secret police barge violently into her home. Lina, her mother, and younger brother are deported to Siberia. Her father, separated from the family, is sentenced to death in a prison camp. On their long and harrowing journey, strength, love and hope pull the family through. Will it be enough to keep them alive?