The World Above

The World Above

For Ages: 12 and up
After the Russian Revolution, Empress Marie, the czar’s mother, who escaped to Paris, offers a reward for the return of her missing granddaughter, the princess Anastasia. Eager to collect the large sum, two friends hatch a plan to fool Empress Marie and convince Nadya, a mischievous and quick-witted kitchen girl at a Russian tavern, to accompany them to France. Nadya resembles the famous Anastasia, but can’t remember her life before the revolution. Eager for the future, Nadya and her new friends venture across Europe, discovering new terrain of friendship, family, and love.
  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 208 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442403383 | 
  • June 2010 | 
  • Grades 7 and up | 
  • Lexile 670L

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About the Author

Cameron Dokey
photo courtesy of Christopher Briscoe

Cameron Dokey

Cameron Dokey is the author of nearly thirty young adult novels. Her other fairy tales include, The Storyteller’s Daughter, Sunlight and Shadow, and Golden. She has also written the #1 bestselling How Not to Spend Your Senior Year. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and four cats.

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