Monday, March 14, 2016

Dancing In the Dark By Robyn Bavati

"When Ditty Cohen Sees a Ballet show on T.V she knows she won't give up on her dream..."


Ditty Cohen Used to Dance in the Dark . She wasn't allowed to dance, it was against her religion. You see when you are Jewish and you dance you are technically breaking the rules. But, Ditty doesn't care, she loves dancing and will continue to dance, no matter what happens...














Author: Robyn Bavati
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Publisher: Flux (2013)

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Hope in a ballet Shoe by Michaela and Elaine DePrince



"Mabinty Bungura to Michaela DePrince..."



After witnessing your parents be killed. after being whipped by your uncle. after seeing your teacher be sliced in half. After being Number twenty-seven you'd think she would have given up. Well, she didn't. Mabinty Bungura and her best friend Mabinty Suma were adopted by Elaine DePrince and their life changed forever...










Author: Michaela and Elaine Deprince
Genre: Non-Fiction
Publisher: Faber and Faber (2015)

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Pirouette By Robyn Bavati

"Simone has been raised as a dancer, but hates dancing, Hannah loves to dance, but her parents see it as a hobby..."(From Back of Book)



When Simone Stark is forced to go to Candance once again she doesn't know what's coming. As Hannah Segal walks down the hall to check in, she stops at a classroom and sees herself doing millions of fouettes, she has to talk to this girl. What will happen when Simone and Hannah Meet, what will they do. Find out by reading this book!












Author: Robyn Bavati
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Publisher: penguin Group Australia (2013)