By Patricia Reilly Giff
Endless tiny stitches, button holes, darts. seeing that she was once tiny, she’s labored in her family’s dressmaking enterprise, the place the stitching desktop is a cranky member of the family.
When 13-year-old Dina leaves her small city in Germany to hitch her uncle’s kinfolk in Brooklyn, she turns her again on stitching. by no means back! yet trying to find a role leads her correct again to the stitching laptop. Why did she ever go away domestic? right here she is, nonetheless with a needle and thread—and homesick as well.
She didn’t be aware of she might be this homesick, yet she didn’t be aware of she may be so courageous both, as she is status as much as a virus or a fireplace. She didn’t recognize she may possibly develop so with regards to her new kinfolk or to Johann, the younger guy from the tailor’s store. and he or she didn’t recognize that stitching could exhibit her personal terrific talent—and her destiny.
In Dina, the loved author Patricia Reilly Giff has created one in every of her most attractive and very important heroines. Readers will take pleasure in seeing 1870s Brooklyn via Dina’s eyes, and percentage her pleasure as she discovers a brand new world.
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