A tree grows in Brooklyn

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Publisher:
Perennial Classics,
Pub. Date:
[2005]
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
810L
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Francie is a girl in the slums of turn-of-the-century Brooklyn. She grows up with a sweet, tragic father, a severely realistic mother, and a favored younger brother. She learns early the meaning of hunger and the value of a penny. She faces the disappointments life brings, including not being allowed the luxury of a high school diploma. With poignant honesty and humor, the book cuts to the heart of family life and the American dream.
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Level 5.8, 23 Points
Lexile measure:
810L
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Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile sound recordings
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Electronic books
Girls -- Fiction
Girls -- Juvenile sound recordings
Girls -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
Large type books
Poor families -- Fiction
Poor families -- Juvenile sound recordings
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title_displayA tree grows in Brooklyn
title_fullA Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A tree grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith
A tree grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith ; with a foreword by Anna Quindlen
A tree grows in Brooklyn / [compact disc] / Betty Smith
A tree grows in Brooklyn [compact disc] / Betty Smith
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A tree grows in Brooklyn [electronic resource] / Betty Smith
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