By Patricia Reilly Giff
Endless tiny stitches, button holes, darts. due to the fact that she used to be tiny, she’s labored in her family’s dressmaking enterprise, the place the stitching laptop is a cranky member of the family.
When 13-year-old Dina leaves her small city in Germany to hitch her uncle’s family members 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 in addition.
She didn’t understand she might be this homesick, yet she didn’t recognize she can be so courageous both, as she is status as much as a scourge or a hearth. She didn’t be aware of she might develop so as regards to her new kin or to Johann, the younger guy from the tailor’s store. and she or he didn’t comprehend that stitching could demonstrate her personal remarkable talent—and her destiny.
In Dina, the loved author Patricia Reilly Giff has created one in all her most tasty and 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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A House of Tailors by Patricia Reilly Giff