Does the name Anastasia conjure up exotic thoughts of privileged Russian royalty in a time of war and intrigue? This fictional diary of Anastasia, youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II of Russia during World War I, contrasts her teenage view of everyday life in Russia with the historical events which brought dramatic changes to her family and to Russia. Middle school readers will find this book intriguing and informative. If you want to read about other teenagers in royal families, there are many other titles to choose from in The Royal Diaries series, including books about Marie Antoinette, Cleopatra and Elizabeth I.
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