Angel on the Square (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Oct 6, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
81 Reviews

In the fall of 1914, safe behind palace walls, Katya Ivanova sees St. Petersburg as a magical place.

The daughter of a lady-in-waiting to the Empress, Katya spends all her time with the Grand Duchesses; the royal family feels like her own. But outside the palace, a terrible war is sweeping through Europe, and Russia is beginning to crumble under the weight of a growing revolution. Now, as Katya's once-certain future begins to dissolve, she must seek to understand what is happening to her beloved country and, for the first time in her life, take charge of her own destiny.

  

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Review: Angel on the Square (St. Petersburg #1)

User Review  - Erika - Goodreads

Written for a 5th grade level, it is enjoyable for adults as well. Gloria Whelan has beautiful control of language. I got my paperback copy at a garage sale, so I could (with a clear conscience ... Read full review

Review: Angel on the Square (St. Petersburg #1)

User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

The novel, Angel on The Square was a fantastic novel. Gloria Whealan did a wonderful job in painting a picture in the readers mind, what 1914 would look like in Russia. I would definitely recommend ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
23
Section 3
44
Section 4
64
Section 5
87
Section 6
110
Section 7
131
Section 8
153
Section 9
173
Section 10
198
Section 11
223
Section 12
249
Section 13
266
Section 14
291
Section 15
297
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About the author (2009)

Gloria Whelan is the bestselling author of many novels for young readers, including Homeless Bird, winner of the National Book Award, The Locked Garden, Parade of Shadows, and Listening for Lions. She lives in Michigan near Lake St. Clair.

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