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The family Romanov : murder, rebellion, & the fall of imperial Russia

Author: Candace Fleming
Publisher: New York : Random House Children's Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the story of the Russian Revolution, the lives of the Romanov family, and the story of their tragic deaths, in an account that draws on primary source materials and includes period photography. Here is the tumultuous, heartrending, true story of the Romanovs--at once an intimate portrait of Russia's last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing. Using captivating photos and compelling first person  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; House of Romanov; House of Romanov; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; House of Romanov; House of Romanov; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Candace Fleming
ISBN: 0375967826 0375867821 9780375967825 1489862331 9780375867828 9781489862334
OCLC Number: 1003776036
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award/Honors, 2015
Target Audience: 950; 789YA.
Description: 292 pages : illustrations, genealogical table, map ; 25 cm
Contents: 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: living in communist Russia.
Responsibility: Candace Fleming.

Abstract:

Traces the story of the Russian Revolution, the lives of the Romanov family, and the story of their tragic deaths, in an account that draws on primary source materials and includes period photography. Here is the tumultuous, heartrending, true story of the Romanovs--at once an intimate portrait of Russia's last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing. Using captivating photos and compelling first person accounts, award-winning author Candace Fleming (Amelia Lost; The Lincolns) deftly maneuvers between the imperial family's extravagant lives and the plight of Russia's poor masses, making this an utterly mesmerizing read as well as a perfect resource for meeting Common Core standards.

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