Rebecca has always loved listening to her grandmother's stories about Briar Rose. However, the old woman's astonishing and hard-to-believe admission that she "is" Briar Rose sets Rebecca on an unforgettable path of self-discovery that will change her life forever.
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.
About the Author :
Jane Yolen has contributed to Briar Rose as an author.
Jane Yolen has won a number of awards for her body of work in children's literature, including the Regina Medal, the Kerlan Award, the Keene State Award, the Boston Public Library's Literary Lights for Children Award, and the Anna V. Zarrow Award. She has written more than three hundred books for children. Among them are "Owl Moon", which won the Caldecott Medal; the bestselling "How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?"; "Devil's Arithmetic"; and "The Scarecrow's Dance". Jane lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts.
|Title:||Briar Rose||Publisher:||Tor Books|
|No. of Pages:||224|
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