By Patricia Reilly Giff
Endless tiny stitches, button holes, darts. considering she used to be tiny, she’s labored in her family’s dressmaking enterprise, the place the stitching computer is a cranky member of the family.
When 13-year-old Dina leaves her small city in Germany to affix her uncle’s kin in Brooklyn, she turns her again on stitching. by no means back! yet searching for a role leads her correct again to the stitching laptop. Why did she ever depart domestic? right here she is, nonetheless with a needle and thread—and homesick in addition.
She didn’t understand she might be this homesick, yet she didn’t comprehend she might be so courageous both, as she is status as much as a virulent disease or a fireplace. She didn’t be aware of she may develop so on the subject of her new relatives or to Johann, the younger guy from the tailor’s store. and he or she didn’t understand that stitching may show her personal excellent talent—and her destiny.
In Dina, the liked author Patricia Reilly Giff has created one in every of her most tasty and very important heroines. Readers will get pleasure from seeing 1870s Brooklyn via Dina’s eyes, and percentage her pleasure as she discovers a brand new world.
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