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

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

Label
The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of imperial Russia
Title
The family Romanov
Title remainder
murder, rebellion & the fall of imperial Russia
Statement of responsibility
Candace Fleming
Title variation
Murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--
Summary
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
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2015
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2014
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction, 2015.
  • Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, 2015.
  • Keystone to Reading Book Award (Pennsylvania), High School level, 2016
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature, 2014.
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2014
Assigning source
From publisher description
Awards note
Winner of the 2015 Boston Globe--Horn Book Award for Best Nonfiction Book.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10319067
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fleming, Candace
Dewey number
  • 947.08/30922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 950L
  • Ages 12 and up
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
DK258
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
950
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nicholas
  • Romanov, House of
  • Russia
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia
Label
The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of imperial Russia, Candace Fleming
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [256]-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
292 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780375867828
Lccn
2013037904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genalogical table, portraits, photographs
Label
The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of imperial Russia, Candace Fleming
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [256]-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
292 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780375867828
Lccn
2013037904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genalogical table, portraits, photographs

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