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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Contributor(s): Smith, Betty, Quindlen, Anna (Foreward By)
ISBN: 0061120073     ISBN-13: 9780061120077
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: June 2006
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Annotation: The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and incident. The story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet formative years in the slums of Williamsburg has enchanted and inspired millions of readers for more than sixty years. By turns overwhelming, sublime, heartbreaking, and uplifting, the daily experiences of the unforgettable Nolans are raw with honesty and tenderly threaded with family connectedness -- in a work of literary art that brilliantly captures a unique time and place as well as incredibly rich moments of universal experience.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Poor families; Fiction.
Girls; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Fiction | Classics
- Fiction | Literary
Dewey: 813/.52
LCCN: bl2010025376
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 5.50" W x 1.50" (1.00 lbs) 493 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 548
Reading Level: 5.8   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 23.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q11761
Reading Level: 7.6   Interest Level: Grades 9-12   Point Value: 27.0