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The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of Imperial Russia / Candace Fleming.

Fleming, Candace author. (Author). Schwartz & Wade Books publisher. (Added Author).
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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library Y 947.083 FLEMING 34510010895116 Teen Area - Non-fiction Checked out 02/28/2018

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  • ISBN: 9780375867828
  • ISBN: 0375867821
  • ISBN: 9780375967825
  • ISBN: 0375967826
  • ISBN: 9780605829022
  • ISBN: 0605829020
  • Physical Description: 292 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-265) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Before you begin -- Russia 1903 -- Beyond the palace gates : peasant turned worker -- Before the storm -- "I dreamed that I was loved" -- Beyond the palace gates : a peasant boyhood -- "What a disappointment!" -- Beyond the palace gates : lullabies for peasant babies -- "A small family circle" -- Beyond the palace gates : another family circle -- Dark clouds gathering -- The year of nightmares -- Lenin, the Duma, and a mystic named Rasputin -- Beyond the palace gates : house no. 13 -- "Pig and filth" and family fun -- Beyond the palace gates : an occupation for workers' daughters -- Gathering clouds -- Three centuries of Romanovs -- Beyond the palace gates : a different kind of education for a different kind of boy -- The storm breaks -- "My God! My God! What madness!" -- In defense of mother Russia -- Beyond the palace gates : Vasily's diary -- The reign of Rasputin -- It all comes tumbling down -- Beyond the palace gates : molecule in a storm -- "Ye tyrants quake, your day is over" -- Beyond the palace gates : "ye tyrants quake, your day is over" -- Final days -- "Survivors of a shipwreck" -- Beyond the palace gates : the "Tsar's surprise party" -- Into Siberia -- Beyond the palace gates : swarming the palace -- The house of special purpose -- Deadly intent -- "The world will never know what has become of them" -- Beyond the palace gates : life under Lenin.
Summary, etc.: When Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so. With their four daughters (including Anastasia) and only son, a hemophiliac, Nicholas and his reclusive wife, Alexandra, buried their heads in the sand, living a life of opulence as World War I raged outside their door and political unrest grew into the Russian Revolution. Maneuvering between the lives of the Romanovs and the plight of Russia's peasants and urban workers -- and their eventual uprising -- Fleming draws a poignant portrait, complete with period photographs and primary source material.
Target Audience Note: Ages 12-17.
950 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader 7.2.
Awards Note: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award Honor Book (2015); YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award Finalist (2015)
Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Award, 2015
Subject: Romanov, House of > Juvenile literature.
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918 > Family > Juvenile literature.
Russia > History > Nicholas II, 1894-1917 > Juvenile literature.
Soviet Union > History > Revolution, 1917-1921 > Juvenile literature.
Young adult literature
Genre: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award: Honor Book > 2015.
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award: Finalist > 2015.
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings) > 2014.
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