The Shadow of the Bear: A Fairy Tale Retold

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Chesterton Press, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 206 pages
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When Bear, a mysterious young man, lands on Blanche and Rose Brier's doorstep in New York City, the two sisters have conflicting opinions on whether or not he is dangerous. Even as Blanche learns to trust him, her fears that Bear's friendship threatens their family prove terrifyingly true. A modern retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale.

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Review: The Shadow of the Bear (A Fairy Tale Retold #1)

User Review  - Meg - Goodreads

This is an incredible, Catholic, modern day retelling of Snow White and Rose Red. Very beautiful writing style! I recommend it to all YA readers! Read full review

Review: The Shadow of the Bear (A Fairy Tale Retold #1)

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Loved this story and can't wait to read more modern renditions of fairy tales from this author! I also love how Catholicism is portrayed in such a beautiful and positive light. Very refreshing! Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Regina Doman was born in 1970 in Havertown, Pennsylvania. She lived in New York City and worked as assistant editor. She published her first novel for teenagers in 1997: Snow White and Rose Red: A Modern Fairy Tale, republished in paperback as The Shadow of the Bear. The sequel, Black as Night, was published in 2004. Her first picture book, Angel in the Waters, has sold over 90,000 copies. As an independent contractor she created and is overseeing the development of the John Paul 2 High series, whose first title, Catholic, Reluctantly was released in March 2008. In July 2006, their family was grieved by the loss of their son Joshua in a tragic car accident. Regina took a sabbatical from public speaking and writing to be with her family. In August 2007 she resumed public work with the publication of her third book, Waking Rose. In 2008, Regina released her fourth book in the Fairy Tale Retold series, The Midnight Dancers. She and her husband make their home near Front Royal, Virginia, with their six children.

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