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12-year-old Batya wants nothing more than to become a woodcarver like her father, but she’s not allowed to because she’s a girl! Will things be any different for Batya in America?
Ages 9+
Pages 110
Publisher Kar-Ben
Coming Mar 2021
Awards
PJ Our Way Author Incentive Award Winner

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120 Reviews

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Amazing book with great messages!

Review by Aliyah

The Woodcarver’s Daughter is about a girl named Batya living in 1915 Russia who wants to be a woodcarver. When she and her family move to America, she hopes the rules will be different, but it’s the same! Only boys can be woodcarvers; girls have to learn to iron and sew! But one day she ditches school and finds a carousel, some new friends, and a chance at following her dream. This was a great book, and I liked seeing a bit of what life was like back then. I loved this book, and I think you will too if you like books about history, feminism, and altogether amazing stories.

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Good book

Review by PJLibraryisthebest

this was a very good book about a girl who wants to be a woodcarver just like her dad, but she isnt allowed. The only thing i didnt like was that everything in the book happened exactly like you thought it would

Jul 03, 2022 03:04 AM
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The Woodcarver's Daughter

Review by mandala

It was good and bad in the same way. but I liked it (:

Jun 07, 2022 02:37 PM
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Meh

Review by Mack10

Not bad.

Jun 04, 2022 01:33 PM
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It was a good book.

Review by Awo745

The storyline was a little boring for me. I would recommend it to others though.

May 23, 2022 09:12 PM
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Beautiful book

Review by Beans2010

I love this book It's amazing! I could not put it down! I read it like 5 times before I started reading a new book. it was so touching

May 02, 2022 04:29 PM