An impostor is generally thought to be a person falsely claiming the identity of someone else. If one believes that Anastasia Romanov actually died in the night of July 16/17, 1918 it follows that anyone claiming to be her would generally be deemed to be fraudulent. The woman who entered the United States in the early 1920s with the name of "Evgenia Smetisko" is still regarded by many as a "false claimant" to the identity of Anastasia Nicholaevna Romanova, Grand Duchess of Russia. New evidence on various levels lends credence to "Smetisko's" original claim and challenges long held notions about the fate of Anastasia Romanov.
The first four books of Lois Lowry’s beloved series about precocious tween Anastasia Krupnik are collected in this ebook edition. Over the course of these stories, Anastasia deals with a new baby in the family, a move to the suburbs, a summer job, a difficult science project, and all the growing pains of adolescence. This set includes: Anastasia Krupnik Anastasia Again! Anastasia at Your Service Anastasia Off Her Rocker
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, A Wrinkle in Time, Blubber, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark - these are some of the most beloved, and most challenged, books, Leaving controversial titles such as these out of your collection or limiting their access is not the answer to challenges. The best-selling Hit List series gives you the information you need to defend challenged books with an informed response, all the while ensuring free access to young book lovers. Featuring 24 hot button books, Hit List for Children 2 presents a who's who of children's literature writers including Dahl, Allard, Blume, Rowling, Stine, L'Engle, Lowry, and Naylor. With a profile of each book that includes its plot, characters, published reviews, awards and prizes, and author resources, you will be prepared to answer even the toughest attacks. The most recent and compelling challenges are also discussed so that you will be prepared to address specific points. Eleven new books have been added to the second edition including Mommy Laid an Egg, the Alice series, Witches, and Guess What? For any librarian who feels alone on the front lines of the free access debate, the appendix reassuringly details wha
Irrepressible Anastasia is in junior high now and participating in the "Values" curriculum through which students learn to make moral decisions. Early one morning she hits the Cambridge streets with her pooper-scooper to walk her new dog. In her half-awake groggy state Anastasia mixes up the two plastic bags she's carrying: one containing letters to be deposited in the mailbox for her mother and the other with her responsible morning gatherings. She's too embarrassed to call the post office to confess and she begins to feel more and more guilty and scared as she notices some intense local police activity in the vicinity of the mailbox. What will Anastasia do?