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Try not to worry, but more than that, don't cater to that behavior. If she backs away from you, don't bend over and start talking baby talk, which is the mistake most people make, but turn your back instead. She will probably come around in just a couple of days. When she gets a little more comfortable and realizes that she is now home, then you can start encouraging her to seek out new things. For now, just try to get her to be a little more confident in her surroundings.
Ignore the timid behavior and encourage boldness.
I haven't had to do this yet, so I can't tell you how to do it via type, but if you can find someone who can teach you how to teach her the "go see" command (basically, it is a reward for her going to investigate whatever you point out for her). This would be something to do after she is less timid in her own home, but also a confidence builder for outside the house.