In what ways are the time period and the physical setting of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn crucial to the story?
What do you imagine Francie’s future to be like? How will it be similar to Katie’s? To Annie Laurie’s? To Neely’s?
If this is the second time you’ve read the book, how has it changed for you over the years?
How do you explain the lasting appeal of this book?
Is this a book you’d recommend to others? Why or why not?