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The family Romanov : murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia / Candace Fleming.

Fleming, Candace, author. (Author).
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  • 51 of 54 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood TEEN 947.083 FLE (Text) 36626103666657 Display Area Checked out 04/17/2017

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  • ISBN: 9780375867828
  • ISBN: 9780375967825
  • Physical Description: 292 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, genealogical table ; 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 -- Part one: 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 -- Part two: 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 -- Part three: 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 -- Part four: 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.: From the acclaimed author of Amelia Lost and The Lincolns comes a heartrending narrative nonfiction page-turner--and a perfect resource for meeting Common Core standards. 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. Deftly maneuvering between the lives of the Romanovs and the plight of Russia's peasants and urban workers--and their eventual uprising--Fleming offers up a fascinating portrait, complete with inserts featuring period photographs and compelling primary-source material that brings it all to life.
Target Audience Note: Ages 12 and up.
950 Lexile.
Awards Note: The Robert F. Sibert honor book, 2015
Eliot Rosewater nominee, 2016-2017
Subject: Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918 > Family.
Romanov, House of.
Russia > History > Nicholas II, 1894-1917.
Soviet Union > History > Revolution, 1917-1921.
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