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Breaking Stalin's nose

Author: Eugene Yelchin
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : Juvenile audience   Computer File : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, but when police take his father away and leave Sasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own perceptions, values, and beliefs.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Sasha (Fictitious character) Zaichik
Material Type: Document, Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Yelchin
ISBN: 9780805092165 0805092161
OCLC Number: 692291005
Awards: Newbery honor book, 2012
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2012
Target Audience: 670L; Sentence length: 2 (easy); Word frequency: 1 (very easy)
Description: 140 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin.

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In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, but when police take his father away and leave Sasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own perceptions, values, and beliefs.

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Touching story, history personalized

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2012-04-10) Excellent Permalink

Sasha wants nothing more than to become a Young Patriot, and serve his country, just like his father. Will he? This touching story takes place over 2 days, as Sasha comes to the realization that his life has changed for ever. Black and white ink drawings scattered throughout add to the emotional telling...
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