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Breaking Stalin's nose

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A Newbery Honor Book.

Sasha Zaichik has known the laws of the Soviet Young Pioneers since the age of six: The Young Pioneer is devoted to Comrade Stalin, the Communist Party, and Communism. A Young Pioneer is a reliable comrade and always acts according to conscience. A Young Pioneer has a right to criticize shortcomings. But now that it is finally time to join the Young Pioneers, the day Sasha has awaited for so long, everything seems to go awry. He breaks a classmate's glasses with a snowball. He accidentally damages a bust of Stalin in the school hallway. And worst of all, his father, the best Communist he knows, was arrested just last night.

This moving story of a ten-year-old boy's world shattering is masterful in its simplicity, powerful in its message, and heartbreaking in its plausibility.

One of Horn Book 's Best Fiction Books of 2011

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ISBN:
9781250034106
9781464045615
9781464045639
9780805092165
9781429949958
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.6, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
670L
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Grouped Work ID 172b464c-1d29-0472-ae9f-3dbfce2a1c3a
Full title breaking stalin s nose
Author yelchin eugene
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 01:14:44AM

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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Communism -- Juvenile fiction, Communism. -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Newbery honor book -- 2012, Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Juvenile fiction, Soviet Union -- History. -- 1925-1953. -- Fiction
title_display Breaking Stalin's nose
title_full Breaking Stalin's Nose, Breaking Stalin's nose / written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin, Breaking Stalin's nose [sound recording] / Eugene Yelchin
title_short Breaking Stalin's nose
title_sub
topic_facet Children's audiobooks, Communism, Fathers and sons, Historical Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction, Newbery honor book