I read this book in a matter of days, it is a heartfelt story with fantastic characters that you fall in love with!
Reviewer: Meryl Hunter
Book title and author: The Boston Girl By, Anita Diamant
Overall Score: 8.5
A quick snippet about the book: An unforgettable novel about a young jewish girl growing up in Boston with strict Russian immigrant parents. Taking place in the early twentieth century, we follow Addie Baum (The Boston Girl) as she navigates the challenges of being a woman and poor during that period. Her avid curiosity and love of learning is her solace and her ticket to friends, adventure, and more.
Read when you are in the mood for: A history lesson (historical fiction), A change in perspective, A good laugh. READER HINT: Use the tags below to find other books that match this mood
Ideal for reading: On a beach, On your commute, With your book club (good conversation starter), Before bed
Highlight: Addie Baum and her friends are truly delightful and courageous characters, you aspire to live up to their integrity and character.
Low point: It took a little while to really develop and it was a short book so you were left wanting a bit more.
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