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Tree of Hope

Tree of Hope

by Amy Littlesugar Illustrated by Floyd Cooper
The Lafayette Theatre once shone out over the streets of Harlem like a star. But it is the Great Depression, and the only reminder of the Lafayette's glory days is the single Tree of Hope, which Florrie and her Daddy wish on for times to be the way they were. When the director Orson Welles decides to stage MacBeth, a play about white people, written by a white man, it doesn't seem they'll ever get that wish. Until they discover this Macbeth is going to be all Harlem's.
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
Lexile Measure
330L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Puffin Books
Number of Pages
40
Genre
General Fiction, Historical Fiction

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Amy Littlesugar
Floyd Cooper

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