Penina Mendes is back!
Penina has a great idea brewing. When her friend Gittel gives her an unusual new doll, Penina discovers a wonderful opportunity to help others. Things don't work out exactly as planned, but Penina learns an important lesson about always trying her best.
Meet Penina Mendes, a Jewish girl growing up in London, England, in the 1840s. Descended from Jews who fled from Spain in 1492, Penina comes from a wealthy family that is well-known for its tradition of community chesed (kindness). Penina is clever and energetic and is just starting to learn about the world around her.
Penina's Doll Factory is second in a series. The first book in the series is Penina's Plan and the third book is Penina's Adventure at Sea.
Goldy Says: "Colorful pics, great story."