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The Long Walk Glossary of Hard-to-Find Words


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Age Range:
12-15 years

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Originally written for 9th grade readers, this is nevertheless a useful companion glossary for anyone reading or teaching The Long Walk by Slavomir Rawicz.  This is a comprehensive glossary of the history, geography and foreign languages as represented in The Long Walk.  There are over 200 entries including English words, slang words, Russian words, political and historical terms, geographical terms and more that can’t commonly be found in a 9th grade student’s dictionary.  To accommodate the different editions of The Long Walk, words are listed by chapter in the order they appear in the book with an alphabetical index in the back.  Also included is a brief essay regarding Communism to assist readers in understanding the context of 20th century Soviet Russia and its Siberian labor camps.