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Author Wilke, Daria, author.

Uniform Title Shutovskoi kolpak. eng
Title Playing a part / by Daria Wilke ; translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2015.

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Edition First American edition.
Description 161 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "Originally published in Russian as Shutovskoi kolpak by Samokat Publishing House, May 2013" -- colophon
Audience LEX 880
Study Program AR UG RL 5.5 PTS 5 173608EN
Summary Grishka has grown up in the closed world of a puppet theater in Russia, but now that world seems to be falling apart - his best friend needs an operation, financial difficulties are forcing people out, his homosexual friend Sam, the jester, is leaving for Holland and Grishka no longer knows what role he himself is playing.
Audience Ages 14 & up.
Grades 9 & up.
Language Translated from Russian.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Gays -- Russia (Federation) -- Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction.
Marionettes -- Juvenile fiction.
Puppet theater -- Russia (Federation) -- Juvenile fiction.
Puppeteers -- Juvenile fiction.
Gays -- Russia (Federation) -- Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Marionettes -- Fiction.
Puppet theater -- Russia (Federation) -- Fiction.
Puppeteers -- Fiction.
Gay youth -- Russia -- Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Puppeteers -- Fiction.
Puppets and puppet plays -- Fiction.
Theater -- Russia -- Fiction.
Russia (Federation) -- Juvenile fiction.
Russia (Federation) -- Fiction.
Russia -- Fiction.
Added Author Schwartz, Marian, 1951- translator.
ISBN 9780545726078 (hardcover)

 
    
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