Briar Rose: A Novel of the Holocaust

Author(s): Jane Yolen

Young Adult Fiction

In the heat of midsummer 1942, deep in a forest in the heart of Poland, Briar Rose arrives at a castle that has fallen into the hands of an evil army.Ever since she was a child, Rebecca has been enchanted by her grandmother Gemma's stories of Briar Rose. Becca would have sworn the stories were made up, but on her deathbed Gemma extracts from Becca a promise to fulfill three impossible requests: find the castle, find the prince, and find the spellmaker. Her vow sends Becca on a remarkable journey to uncover the truth of Gemma's astonishing claim: I am Briar Rose.Jane Yolen's graceful retelling of the Germand folktale Briar Rose--known to some as Sleeping Beauty--sets the story amid forests patrolled by the German army during World War II.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781250767066
  • : Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : January 2020
  • : 2.1 Centimeters X 12.8 Centimeters X 20.4 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jane Yolen
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English