Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree (Reading Rainbow Books)

by William Miller

Hardcover, 1994




Lee & Low Books (1994), Edition: 1st ed, 32 pages


In Spanish. The true story of the famous writer, who as a young girl, learned about hope and strength from her mother.


½ (11 ratings; 3.7)

User reviews

LibraryThing member apandrow
Very simple, beautifully illustrated, not very in depth characterization, lyrical but not very imaginative at times, predictable but sweet.
LibraryThing member Laene
While many biographers tend to walk the reader through the entire life of their subject, William Miller chose to instead focus in on a specific event that shaped Zora Hurston's life. Many historical lessons could be taken from the gentle allusions found within its pages and the ending note. For
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instance, what was the significance of Eatonville, Florida, in the late 1800's? Overall, an enjoyable biographical picture book ready to be taught with.
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LibraryThing member SJoachim
The story of a young Zora Neal Hurston, and how she dealt with the death of her beloved mother. The love and encouragement that she received from her mother helped her to do many things that were not the social norm for young ladies in that time.


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Physical description

32 p.; 8.75 inches


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