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A tree grows in Brooklyn

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Grouping Titletree grows in brooklyn
Grouping Authorbetty smith
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-26 10:50:40AM
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Novelist Primary ISBN9780060001940

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auth_author2Burton, Kate
Mitchard, Jacquelyn
Quindlen, Anna
Rosenblat, Barbara.
authorSmith, Betty, 1896-1972.
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display_descriptionA young girl from an impoverished family comes of age in Brooklyn at the turn of the twentieth century. A poignant tale of childhood and the ties of family, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" will transport the reader to the early 1900s where a little girl named Francie dreamily looks out her window at a tree struggling to reach the sky. Serene was a word you could put to Brooklyn, New York. Especially in the summer of 1912. Somber, as a word, was better. But it did not apply to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Prairie was lovely and Shenandoah had a beautiful sound, but you couldn't fit those words into Brooklyn. Serene was the only word for it; especially on a Saturday afternoon in summer. Late in the afternoon the sun slanted down into the mossy yard belonging to Francie Nolan's house, and warmed the worn wooden fence. Looking at the shafted sun, Francie had that same fine feeling that came when she recalled the poem they recited in school. This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld. The one tree in Francie's yard was neither a pine nor a hemlock. It had pointed leaves which grew along green switches which radiated from the bough and made a tree which looked like a lot of opened green umbrellas. Some people called it the Tree of Heaven. No matter where its seed fell, it made a tree which struggled to reach the sky. It grew in boarded-up lots and out of neglected rubbish heaps and it was the only tree that grew out of cement. It grew lushly, but only in the tenements districts An autobiographical novel concerning a young daughter of German immigrants growing up in the slums of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in the early 20th century.
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Book club kit
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction
Domestic fiction
Downloadable audio books
Girls -- Fiction
Girls -- Juvenile fiction
Immigrants -- New York(State) -- New York -- Fiction
Large type books
Poor families -- Fiction
Poor families -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayA tree grows in Brooklyn
title_fullA Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A tree grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith ; with a foreward by Anna Quindlen
A tree grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith ; with a foreword by Anna Quindlen
A tree grows in Brooklyn [electronic resource] / Betty Smith
A tree grows in Brooklyn [sound recording] / Betty Smith
title_shortA tree grows in Brooklyn
topic_facetClassic Literature
Large type books
Poor families