BONE Prequel: Rose (Jeff Smith) - When a terrifying dragon attacks the small towns of the Northern Valley, a young Princess Rose (known later as Gran'ma Ben) must defeat it. The beast is actually the ancient evil, the Lord of the Locusts, and while Rose faces danger with honor, her elder sister, Princess Briar, follows a more sinister path. An unforgettable story with beautiful, sweeping artwork, this prequel explores the fateful beginnings of the epic BONE saga. Recommended for ages 11-15.
Desert Rose and Her Highfalutin Hog (Alison Jackson) - When gritty pig farmer Desert Rose finds a gold nugget, just a-lyin’ there in the mud, she decides to buy herself the biggest, fattest hog she can find. But getting that highfalutin hog home in time for the Laredo state fair proves to be more than Rose bargained for. When a cold-hearted coyote, persnickety snake, lethargic Texas longhorn, and a whole host of other southern varmints prove to be unhelpful, Rose must pair up with a shrewd armadillo to get every animal over the river and off to Laredo in time. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Let's Pretend: Rose's Doll's House (Roger Priddy) - A board book ideal for ages 3 and up. New series of creative, imaginative play books including press-out characters, play accessories and stickers. Recommended for ages 3-5.
Rose and the Delicious Secret (Suzanne Williams) - Everyone is delighted when delicious treats start appearing overnight at Mistress Lily's Fairy School! Everyone except Cook, that is—he doesn't want someone else to do his job. Can Rose find out what's going on and restore harmony to the Cloverleaf Cottage kitchen? Recommended for ages 4-8.
Rose's Journal: The Story of a Girl in the Great Depression (Marissa Moss) - On January 1, 1935, Rose Samuels bids good riddance to a dry, desolate year and begins a new one. The severe drought has left the fields too dry for crops and the farms are all failing. Times are tough, but with hope, love, and determination, Rose and her family manage to turn the year around. Recommended for ages 8-12.
Smoky Mountain Rose: An Appalachian Cinderella (Alan Schroeder) - In this variation on the Cinderella story, based on the Charles Perrault version but set in the Smoky Mountains, Rose loses her glass slipper at a party given by the rich feller on the other side of the creek. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Snow White and Rose Red (Jacob Grimm) - Snow White and Rose Red are good, happy children, who live a peaceful life with their mother. When they meet a big black bear and an angry dwarf, their lives are changed forever - but will good eventually triumph over evil? This classic tale from the Brothers Grimm is brought to life in beautiful illustrations by Russian artist, Anastasiya Archipova. Recommended for ages 6-9.
Famous People Named Rose - Rose McGowan (actress); Rose Byrne (actress); Rose Kennedy (matriarch of the political Kennedy clan)
Famous People Who Named Their Daughter Rose - Caroline Kennedy (American royalty); Renee Russo (actress)
Rose - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Rose.