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"Beautifully written and deliciously scary."
"Yolen spins an interesting variation of the classic Snow White story."
"A well-imagined and well-told addition to collections of retold fairy tales."
—School Library Journal --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Jane Yolen is the author of over three hundred books, including Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? Her books and stories have won numerous awards and accolades including the Caldecott Award, National Book Award Finalist, Golden Kite Award, Christopher Medal, The World Fantasy Award, Sydney Taylor Book Award, Maud Hart Lovelace Award and numerous state award lists. She splits her time between Massachusetts and St. Andrews, Scotland. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Editorial Reviews
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarves" is one of my favorite fairy tales. This short but powerful retelling is one of the most vivid ones I have ever encountered. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Meredith L. Burton
Yolen has revisited the story of Snow White in a unique and beautiful story set in depression era West Virginia. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Barb Lawrence
This updated telling of the classic Snow White fairy tail is truly worth a read for all fairy tail and Yolen fans alike. Ms.. Yolen creates a tangible environment with language.Published 21 months ago by K. Hughes
SNOW IN SUMMER: FAIREST OF THEM ALL is a youth book with all the hallmarks of a thrilling fairy tale. Read morePublished 24 months ago by P. J. Moore
Wow! Amazon reviewer Molly Grue "Renaissance Woman" took the exact words out of my mind.
Since I can't give a better review than Molly, please read hers. Read more
Snow in Summer by Jane Yolen was a unique but fun read. It took a bit to get used to the unique writing style but once I did I really began enjoying the story. Read morePublished on June 25, 2013 by Amazon Customer
This modern retelling of Snow White was a great mix of old and new. We start out with the girl, Snow-in-Summer Morton (yes, that's her real name). Read morePublished on December 3, 2012 by BookLover132
Even a canny adult may not realize until a few chapters in that this book from master storyteller Jane Yolen is an American adaptation of the old tale "Snow White. Read morePublished on October 6, 2012 by E. Kanell
As Mark Twain was to the birth of American folklore, so Jane Yolen is to the next generation of Americana. Read morePublished on June 7, 2012 by Laura Probst