The family romanov [electronic resource] : Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia. Candace Fleming.
- ISBN: 9780375898648 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Marrying the intimate family portrait of Heiligman's Charles and Emma with the politics and intrigue of Sheinkin's Bomb, Fleming has outdone herself with this riveting work of narrative nonfiction that appeals to the imagination as much as the intellect." --The Horn Book, StarredFrom 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...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 5 - Text Difficulty 6
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
7.2 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Schwartz & Wade, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 14129 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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