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    Briar Rose (Fairy Tales) (Paperback) By (author) Jane Yolen

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    DescriptionA 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.

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    Briar Rose
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jane Yolen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    ISBN 13: 9780765342300
    ISBN 10: 0765342308

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.2
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: YFB, FA
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22000
    B&T Book Type: JF
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 66
    DC22: 813/.54
    BISAC V2.8: JUV043000
    Ingram Subject Code: CKFC
    B&T General Subject: 218
    Libri: I-CKFC
    B&T Approval Code: P26305000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV000000
    LC classification: PS3575.O43 B75 2002, PS3575.O43
    Thema V1.0: YFB
    Edition statement
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    15 August 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jane Yolen is one of the most distinguished and successful authors for young readers and adults in the country. She is the author of more than 200 books--including "Sister Light, Sister Dark," "Owl Moon," and the immensely popular "The Devil's Arithmetic." Her books have won awards including the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, the World Fantasy Award, the Jewish Book Award, and two Christopher Medals. She lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts.
    Review quote
    "Terrifically moving." --"The Washington Post""Yolen takes the story of Briar Rose and links it to the Holocaust--a far from obvious connection that she makes perfectly convincing...Only a writer as good as Yolen could bring it off." --"Publishers Weekly""Both heartbreaking and heartwarming, Yolen's novel is a compelling reminder of the Holocaust as well as a contemporary tale of secrets and romance."--"Booklist""Showcases Yolen's skill at transforming the real world into a realm of fantasy." --"Library Journal"