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A House of Tailors Patricia Reilly Giff 0440238005 9780440238003 SEWING! NO ONE could hate it more than Dina Kirk. Endless tiny stitches, button holes, darts. Since she was tiny, she s worked in her family s dressmaking business, where the sewing mac
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A House of Tailors by Patricia Reilly Giff

SEWING! NO ONE could hate it more than Dina Kirk. Endless tiny stitches, button holes, darts. Since she was tiny, she s worked in her family s dressmaking business, where the sewing machine is a cranky member of the family. When 13-year-old Dina leaves her small town in Germany to join her uncle s family in Brooklyn, she turns her back on sewing. Never again! But looking for a job leads her right back to the sewing machine. Why did she ever leave home? Here she is, still with a needle and thread-- and homesick to boot. She didn t know she could be this homesick, but she didn t know she could be so brave either, as she is standing up to an epidemic or a fire. She didn t know she could grow so close to her new family or to Johann, the young man from the tailor s shop. And she didn t know that sewing would reveal her own wonderful talent-- and her future. In Dina, the beloved writer Patricia Reilly Giff has created one of her most engaging and vital heroines. Readers will enjoy seeing 1870s Brooklyn through Dina s eyes, and share her excitement as she discovers a new world. From the Hardcover edition.

Author: Patricia Reilly Giff

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Yearling

Publication Date: 2006-08-22

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ISBN: 0440238005
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