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The Royal Diaries: Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914

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A novel in diary form in which the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II describes the privileged life her family led up until the time of World War I and the tragic events that befell them.
Searching for a nice children's book? Consider The Royal Diaries: Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914 written by Carolyn Meyer. The author is Carolyn Meyer and it was published sometime in September of 2000 by Scholastic Inc. The book is 224 pages long and it has pictures. The book furthermore draws attentions to History, Diaries and Fiction. The book is 0.9"H x 7.4"L x 5.4"W. It has got a weight of 2 lbs, add to cart by clicking the hyperlink below.

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Brand: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0439129087
Author: Carolyn Meyer

Anastasia is truly a carefree young duchess, daughter of Nicholas Alexandrovitch Romanov, tsar of every single utilizing the Russias in 1914. Anastasia begins to understand that all is not properly inside the outside world, either. Anastasia's younger brother, the future tsar, is truly a hemophiliac--a"bleeder"who cannot stop bleeding if he is cut or bruised. Anastasia's world gradually deteriorates, as reported in her youthful, often playful journal. Slowly a hint of future trouble enters her happy, pampered life. While her father attends to the turbulent affairs of a vast and complicated country, Anastasia's significant concerns are the way to get out of her detested schoolwork to play inside the snow, go ice skating, or have picnics. She wears diamonds and rubies, and every morning her mother tells her which matching outfit she and her 3 sisters shall wear that day. Not everyone in Russia worships her father as she does, and the Germans are about to declare war on Russia.

As Russia entered World War I, hunger and poverty grew amongst the peasants, and the Romanov ruling family members began to lose favor, culminating in their murders--including Anastasia's--by Bolshevik revolutionaries. This fictionalized diary of the mischievous youngest daughter's final four years provides a fascinating glimpse into a life of unlimited wealth--and the subsequent downward spiral. (Ages 9 to 14) --Emilie Coulter Historical notes, family trees, and photographs round out Carolyn Meyer's compelling contribution for the popular Royal Diaries series.

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  • The Last Grand Duchess
  • The Royal Diaries
  • Anastasia
  • Number of Pages: 224
  • Languages:
  • English (Unknown)
  • English (Original Language)
  • English (Published)
  • Product Dim.: Height: 0.9" Length: 7.4" Depth: 5.4"
  • Weight: 2 lbs.
  • Package: Height: 0.9" Length: 7.4" Width: 5.4"
  • Package: 0.8 lbs.


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