Dancing in the Dark – Bavati, Robyn

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Title

Dancing in the Dark

Author

Bavati, Robyn

Publisher

Penguin Books

Published Date

2010

Annotation

In this first person narrative, Ditty reveals her life within a strict orthodox Jewish family. She wishes to defy tradition and become a dancer. The challenges of conforming to beliefs that differ from contemporary Australian society are sympathetically revealed.

Key Concepts

Cultural traditions, Empathy, Racial identity

Audience

Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

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