This gripping historical narrative relates the circumstances that led to the end of the Romanov Dynasty and the Russian aristocracy, the heartrending struggles of the peasants, the violence and bloodshed of the revolution, and the rise of the new social order and its far-reaching consequences that continue to be felt in Russia today. In addition to the causes of the Russian revolution and the events that led to civil war, the narrative delves into the mindset of the Bolshevik leadership and recounts the profound transformation and industrialization of the economy in the Soviet era.
Series: The Age of Revolution Series
Interest Level: Grades 7-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1350
ISBN: 9781680480320 (Print) 9781680480344 (E-book)