Days Of Terror

by Barbara Smucker

Penguin Group Canada | June 3, 2008 | Mass Market Paperbound

Days Of Terror is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 5.

Days of peace turn to days of terror for a young boy caught in the tensions of revolutionary times.

Set in 1917 and the years following, Days of Terror tells the story of ten-year-old Peter Neufeld and his family. Sickened by the horrors of anarchy, famine and the Russian revolution, the Neufelds decide to join the mass exodus of Mennonites to North America. But will they survive the journey?

 

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 256 pages, 7 × 4.35 × 0.5 in

Published: June 3, 2008

Publisher: Penguin Group Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 014316855X

ISBN - 13: 9780143168553

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from One totally AWSOME book This book should definatley be a must read in schools. It tells how the Germen Menonites suffered under this time of persicution. I enjoyed this book and you should too!!
Date published: 2006-02-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Days of Terror This was an inspiring book written by Barbrera Smucker. The book is about a young man, Peter who lives in Russia at around 1917. Peters life was perfect until the days of the revolution. His family is ripped apart by the stomping, shouting soldiers who parade through the streets of Tiegen. Diseases are spreading like weeds and killing off thousnds. Should they follow the ten commandments and remain under Mennonite tradition or break through to get to the new world and have the words "though shalt not kill" haunting them forever? Barbara Smucker catches the fears of the Russians in war in a book and lets us experience how hard it was to be German Mennonite in Russia.
Date published: 2001-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A historical fiction you don't want to miss. Days of Terror is a heart felt story and deserves as much credit as possible. The characters were realistic and made the storyline flow along nicely. The author (Barbara Smucker)did an excellent job of describing what happened to the mennonites during the Russian Revolution and the fall of Czarism. I would recomend this book for anyone who wants to learn more about the Russian Revolution and doesn't like reading out of text books.
Date published: 2001-03-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Historical Fiction Days of Terror is an excellent mix of historical fact and good storytelling. The characters are well developed and the plot moves along nicely. I used this book for a junior high novel study and they liked it too.
Date published: 2000-04-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Historical Fiction Days of Terror is an excellent mix of historical fact and good storytelling. The characters are well developed and the plot moves along nicely. I used this book for a junior high novel study and they liked it too.
Date published: 2000-04-09

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Days Of Terror

by Barbara Smucker

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 256 pages, 7 × 4.35 × 0.5 in

Published: June 3, 2008

Publisher: Penguin Group Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 014316855X

ISBN - 13: 9780143168553

From the Publisher

Days of peace turn to days of terror for a young boy caught in the tensions of revolutionary times.

Set in 1917 and the years following, Days of Terror tells the story of ten-year-old Peter Neufeld and his family. Sickened by the horrors of anarchy, famine and the Russian revolution, the Neufelds decide to join the mass exodus of Mennonites to North America. But will they survive the journey?

 

About the Author

Barbara Smucker was born in a small prairie town in Kansas in 1915 and attended school there through university. Her careers have been numerous. They include newspaper reporter, high school teacher and librarian. She is the author of numerous award-winning novels, including Runaway to Freedom, Days of Terror and Incredible Jumbo. She lived for many years in Waterloo, Ontario, but currently resides in Ohio.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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