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A house of tailors

Author: Patricia Reilly Giff
Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When thirteen-year-old Dina emigrates from Germany to America in 1871, her only wish is to return home as soon as she can, but as the months pass and she survives a multitude of hardships living with her uncle and his young wife and baby, she finds herself thinking of Brooklyn as her home.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN: 0385730667 9780385730662 0385908792 9780385908795
OCLC Number: 54425187
Description: 148 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Patricia Reilly Giff.
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When thirteen-year-old Dina emigrates from Germany to America in 1871, her only wish is to return home as soon as she can, but as the months pass and she survives a multitude of hardships living with her uncle and his young wife and baby, she finds herself thinking of Brooklyn as her home.

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Highly recommended.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-08) Excellent Permalink

A fast-moving, sometimes tense, gentle story of a young German girl's immigration to New York  in the 1870s.  With a strong, likeable protagonist, period details, authentic setting, and human circumstances that inspire empathy, this story fits ideally with the ASD 6th grade social studies...
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