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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 222,795 Ratings and 13,783 Reviews

Book Description
Francie Nolan, avid reader, penny-candy connoisseur, and adroit observer of human nature, has much to ponder in colorful, turn-of-the-century Brooklyn. She grows up with a sweet, tragic father, a severely realistic mother, and an aunt who gives her love too freely--to men, and to a brother who will always be the favored child. Francie learns early the meaning of hunger and the value of a penny. S... More
Book Information
PublisherHarper
BindingHardcover (177 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages512
ISBN-100060001941
ISBN-13978-0060001940
Publication Date11/13/2001
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About Betty Smith (Author) : Betty Smith is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Betty Smith include A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.
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12/21/2010 Beatrice Nedmac said: This book is so amazing. A wonderful piece of history.

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10/19/2009 michelle price said: it was wonderful, listened to it on cd now bought the movie and looking to buy the book, would like a 1943 published one..
tags: I read

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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