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Briar Rose (original 1992; edition 2002)
by Jane Yolen
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen (1992)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0765342308, Mass Market Paperback)
A powerful retelling of Sleeping Beauty that is "heartbreaking and heartwarming."
An American Library Association "100 Best Books for Teens"
An American Library Association "Best Books for Young Adults"
Ever since she was a child, Rebecca has been enchanted by her grandmother Gemma's stories about Briar Rose. But a promise Rebecca makes to her dying grandmother will lead her on a remarkable journey to uncover the truth of Gemma's astonishing claim: I am Briar Rose. A journey that will lead her to unspeakable brutality and horror. But also to redemption and hope.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:59:22 -0400)
The tale of Sleeping Beauty and the dark tale of the Holocaust twined together in a story of darkness and redemption.
(summary from another edition)
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