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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith
Published: 2005, ©1943
Pages: 493
Total Copies: 15
Genre:  Fiction | Classics | Coming of Age | Young Adult

Description: 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. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.