- Published: New York : T. Doherty Associates, 1992.
- Year Published: 1992
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 190 p. ; 22 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- 0765342308 (softcover)
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by Yolen, Jane.
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Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Downtown Teen, Pittsfield Teen, Traverwood Teen, West Teen
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I don't know how to sum this book up. My first thought after I finished it was, "Wow. This is a really good book." It's one of the best young adult books I have ever read. Something tells me that this is going to last for generations. It's sad and sweet. Becca is the oldest protagonist that I have ever read about at 23 years old, but it makes the story perfect. My favorite part by far is Josef's story that answers all the questions. I was expecting Gemma to be a survivor of the Holocaust from the beginning, but I don't know if that's just because of my intuition of if that was supposed to be known by the reader. This book is absolutely magnificent. I recommend it to everyone, young and old.
Beautiful, sad, and nearly perfect. I would have never believed that the Holocaust and Sleeping Beauty could be related, but Yolen flawlessly unites the two.
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