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    In the young adult novel Briar Rose, the well-known tale of Sleeping Beauty is set against the backdrop of WWII, as journalist Becca tells the story of how her grandmother Gemma, a Holocaust survivor, would share her memories by telling variations of the classic fairy tale. When Becca goes to Europe herself to discover the true story, her discoveries make real the immense suffering that her grandmother and others who were persecuted under the Nazi regime suffered.