Anastasia and Her Sisters
In this novel, Anastasia Romanov recalls her final years, as her royal family declines from governing Russia to living under armed guard at the mercy of revolutionaries. Family tree. Nonfiction epilogue. Bibliography.
JLG Release: May 2015
Awards & Honors
Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Historical Fiction
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Booklist, The Horn Book Guide, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal*
School Library Journal
9 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Level 6.5; Points: 13;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 7.6; Points: 19;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Mild language, Violence, Allusions to sexual assault, Suicide and attempted suicide, Extramarital affairs, Murder and attempted murder, Harsh realities of war, Graphic description of disposal of bodies
Grand Duchess Anastasia, daughter of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia (1901-1918), Princesses, Sisters, Diaries, Russian history under Nicholas II, 1894-1917, History of the Soviet Union, The Russian Revolution (1917-1921),