The Bearskinner: a tale of the Brothers Grimm

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Candlewick Press,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
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English
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"Schlitz narrates with clarity, grace, and sensitivity. . . . A provocative edition that should set older children thinking about the meaning of endurance and heroism." -- HORN BOOK (starred review)Man or bear? When a person gives up hope, is he still human? Such is the story of a soldier who has lost everything to war: his childhood home, his family and friends, his youth, and his innocence. Enter that sly opportunist, the devil, who wraps the soldier in the armor of a dead bear's skin, fills its pockets with gold, and makes a dangerous and horrible wager. An unforgettable retelling of a classic Grimm tale, THE BEARSKINNER is a story about the struggle between the two sides of our selves, and the heroic strength it takes to claim a victory.
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full_title bearskinner a tale of the brothers grimm
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auth_author2 Grafe, Max., Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863., Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859.
author Schlitz, Laura Amy.
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display_description A retelling of the Grimm fairy tale in which a despondent soldier makes a pact to do the devil's bidding for seven years in return for as much money and property as he could ever want.
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subject_facet Fairy tales, Folklore -- Germany
title_display The Bearskinner : a tale of the Brothers Grimm
title_full The Bearskinner : a tale of the Brothers Grimm / retold by Laura Amy Schlitz ; illustrated by Max Grafe
title_short The Bearskinner :
title_sub a tale of the Brothers Grimm