A tree grows in Brooklyn

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Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 23
Lexile measure:
810L
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A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the twentieth century.

From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and strength of spirit. Often scorned by neighbors for her family's erratic and eccentric behavior-such as her father Johnny's taste for alcohol and Aunt Sissy's habit of marrying serially without the formality of divorce-no one, least of all Francie, could say that the Nolans' life lacked drama. By turns overwhelming, sublime, heartbreaking, and uplifting, the Nolans' daily experiences are tenderly threaded with family connectedness and raw with honesty. Betty Smith has, in the pages of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, captured the joys of humble Williamsburg life-from "junk day" on Saturdays, when the children of Francie's neighborhood traded their weekly take for pennies, to the special excitement of holidays, bringing cause for celebration and revelry. Smith has created a work of literary art that brilliantly captures a unique time and place as well as deeply resonant moments of universal experience. Here is an American classic that "cuts right to the heart of life," hails the New York Times. "If you miss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, you will deny yourself a rich experience."

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9780061120077
9780061803024
9780060736262
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.8, 23 Points
Lexile measure:
810L
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Last Grouping Update 2019-05-21 20:02:01PM
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Electronic books, Girls -- Fiction, Poor families -- Fiction
title_display A tree grows in Brooklyn
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