Montgomery City-County Public Library Event Calendar


Date: 1/16/2019
Time: 2:00 PM -
Title: Book Bunch Book Club
Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description: The book for discussion this month will be  the classic novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.
 
Book Jacket Summary: This novel is a poignant and deeply understanding story of childhood and family relationships. The Nolans lived in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn from 1902-1919…Their daughter, Francie, and their son Neely, knew more than their fair share of the privations and sufferings that are the lot of a great city’s poor. Primarily this is Francie’s book. She is a superb feat of characterization, an imaginative, alert resourceful child. And Francie’s growing up and beginnings of wisdom are the substance of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

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