In the book Needle and Thread Flora and Ruby are just starting to settle into the town. It's not quite home yet...but it's getting there. Especially with so much going on.Flora is worried about spending the first Thanksgiving without their parents. Ruby is worried about getting a part in her school play. And their new friends, Olivia and Nikki, are adjusting to big changes in their families. But the friendship that ties them together will also give them the strength to work things out.