The drawing teacher at Francie’s first school. The children like her nearly as much as Mr. Morton. Miss Bernstone sympathizes with and loves the poor children more than the privileged ones. The female teachers are jealous of her because she is attractive and more likely to be married. She is warm, radiant, and “richly feminine,” and speaks softly “in a clear singing voice.”
Miss Bernstone Character Timeline in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
The timeline below shows where the character Miss Bernstone appears in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.