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Tash Hearts Tolstoy

Title

Tash Hearts Tolstoy

Authors

Kathryn Ormsbee

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781481489331

Pages

384 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Fame and success come at a cost for Natasha "Tash" Zelenka when she creates the web series "Unhappy Families," a modern adaptation of Anna Karenina--written by Tash's eternal love Leo Tolstoy.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Bicultural; Biracial; Asexuality; bicultural family; bicultural teenager; two cultures; two heritages; biracial family; biracial teenager; asexual teenager

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Czech American / Kiwi American

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

asexual female/male

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

webseries; vlogging; internet; fandom; romance; friendship; relationships; Anna Karenina; Leo Tolstoy; immigrant parents; Czech immigrants; New Zealander immigrant

Diversity Impact

direct

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