Title Profile & Character Information

Briar Rose

Annotation
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.

Characters
NameBerlin, Becca (Rebecca)
GenderFemale
OccupationJournalist
TraitsJewish
American

GenreFantasy
    --Dark
Fairy tales
Mystery
    --Women sleuths
Fiction
TopicsDeathbed promises
Search for truth
Jewish Holocaust
Family histories
Heritage
Sleeping Beauty (Fairy tale)
SettingGermany
Poland
Forest
Concentration camp


Series
  Fairy Tales Series
1The Sun, the moon, & the stars
2Jack, the Giant Killer
3The Nightingale
4Snow White & Rose Red
5Tam Lin
6Briar Rose
7White as snow
8Fitcher's brides