Remember Me
OR

 
Beauty : A Retelling Of The Story Of Beauty And The Beast
AUTHOR
ILLUSTRATOR
 
SERIES
 
TYPE
AGE
Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14 
READABILITY
6.2 
PAGES
325 p. ; 
KEYWORDS
 
SUBJECTS
OTHER FORMATS:
$7.64
Retail $8.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 120
Paperback
ISBN 9780060753108
Publisher Summary
From Newbery Medal–winning author Robin McKinley, this beloved story illuminates an unlikely love story—Beauty and the Beast.

Beauty has never liked her nickname. She is thin and awkward; it is her two sisters who are the beautiful ones. But what she lacks in appearance, she can perhaps make up for in courage.

When her father comes home with a tale of an enchanted castle in the forest and the terrible promise he had to make to the Beast who lives there, Beauty knows she must travel to the castle, a prisoner of her own free will. Her father insists that he will not let her go, but she responds, “Cannot a Beast be tamed?”

Newbery Medalist Robin McKinley’s beloved and acclaimed novel has been delighting readers for more than forty years. ALA Booklist called Beauty “A captivating novel.”

“A reader feels as though it’s all unfolding for the very first time.”—The Guardian

An ALA Notable Book for Children

A Best Book for Young Adults

Kind Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay, and through her love releases him from the spell which had turned him from a handsome prince into an ugly beast.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Lincoln : A Photobiography All Stuck Up Comfort Blind Men and the Elephant King's Shadow Slopes of War Left for Dead : A Young Man's Search for Justice for the Uss Indianapolis Letters from the Corrugated Castle : A Novel of Gold Rush California, 1850-1852 Bronze Bow Incident at Hawk's Hill Tale of Gwyn Friedrich Race of the Birkebeiners Boy Who Harnessed the Wind King's Fifth Endless Steppe : Growing Up in Siberia Light in the Forest Silver Branch Portal Air Raid-Pearl Harbor! : The Story of December 7, 1941