No Ballet Shoes in Syria Catherine Bruton 9781788004503 Blackwell's


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In No Ballet Shoes in Syria, eleven-year-old Aya is a dancer. Her head full of dreams of ballet, music and her wonderful teacher, Madame Belova. She is also an asylum seeker. Recently arrived in Britain from Syria, she and her mother and baby brother find themselves entangled in the complex asylum process - passed from pillar to post, without.


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A superb read. This is a gripping and thought-provoking story exploring the experience of an eleven-year-old girl fleeing conflict in Syria. Having just arrived in the UK, eleven-year-old Aya attempts to help her mother and baby brother navigate their new life as asylum seekers. With the trauma of the war back home, the long and difficult.


No Ballet Shoes In Syria selected for the 2020 Read for Empathy Collection Nosy Crow

Synopsis. Winner of the Books Are My Bag Readers Award. Aya is eleven years old and has just arrived in Britain with her mum and baby brother, seeking asylum from war in Syria. When Aya stumbles across a local ballet class, the formidable dance teacher spots her exceptional talent and believes that Aya has the potential to earn a prestigious.


Reading Rocks Reviews No Ballet Shoes in Syria LitFilmFest

No Ballet Shoes in Syria. Paperback - April 27, 2019. Aya is eleven years old and has just arrived in Britain with her mum and baby brother, seeking asylum from war in Syria. When Aya stumbles across a local ballet class, the formidable dance teacher spots her exceptional talent and believes that Aya has the potential to earn a prestigious.


No Ballet Shoes in Syria by Catherine Bruton (Nosy Crow)

No Ballet Shoes in Syria is about an 11-year-old girl called Aya, her baby brother and Mum seeking asylum from the war in Syria. With memories of Aya's terrible experience fleeing Aleppo, Syria and staying in refugee camps in Turkey, across the Mediterranean Sea where she lost her Dad as the boat capsized on the way to Chios, Greece, then to.


No Ballet Shoes in Syria is now available as an audiobook Nosy Crow

No Ballet Shoes in Syria is about an 11-year-old girl called Aya, her baby brother and Mum seeking asylum from the war in Syria. With memories of Aya's terrible experience fleeing Aleppo, Syria and staying in refugee camps in Turkey, across the Mediterranean Sea where she lost her Dad as the boat capsized on the way to Chios, Greece, then to.


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No Ballet Shoes in Syria. Catherine Bruton. Nosy Crow, Apr 25, 2019 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages. Winner of the Books Are My Bag Readers Award. Aya is eleven years old and has just arrived in Britain with her mum and baby brother, seeking asylum from war in Syria. When Aya stumbles across a local ballet class, the formidable dance teacher.


Watch Catherine Bruton read the opening chapters of No Ballet Shoes in Syria Nosy Crow

No Ballet Shoes in Syria tells the story of 11 year old Aya who has come to Britain, along with her mother and baby brother, after fleeing the war in Syria. When she stumbles across a local ballet class, the formidable dance teacher, Miss Helena, spots Aya's remarkable natural talent and believes she has the potential to win a scholarship to the prestigious Royal Northern Ballet School.


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Watch Catherine Bruton read from her new book, No Ballet Shoes in Syria - a captivating story, filled with warmth and heart, with wonderfully authentic balle.


No Ballet Shoes in Syria Nosy Crow

25 Jul 2023. Such a wonderful book. Highlights and educates around the current issues of asylum seekers and refugees through the eyes of an 11 year old child leaving war torn Syria. The book addresses the challenges and difficulties faced through an engaging story of a child dancer. Also makes links to the similarities with WW2.


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Read on for a review of No Ballet Shoes in Syria followed by an exclusive Q&A in which we chat to Catherine all about the inspiration behind the story and the importance of helping children to question the definitions that have become attached to words like 'refugee' and 'asylum seeker'. Book Title: No Ballet Shoes in Syria ( available.


No Ballet Shoes in Syria is now available as an audiobook Nosy Crow

No Ballet Shoes In Syria. by Catherine Bruton. ebook. Read a sample Read a sample Description; Details; Winner of the Angels and Urchins Book Award for Older Readers. Nominated for the 2020 CILIP Carnegie Medal. The Times Children's Book of the Week. Aya is eleven years old and has just arrived in Britain with her mum and baby brother, seeking.


No Ballet Shoes in Syria has been shortlisted for a 2019 IBW Book Award! Nosy Crow

This month we're incredibly proud to have published No Ballet Shoes in Syria by Catherine Bruton - a captivating story, filled with warmth and heart, with wonderfully authentic ballet writing and an important message championing the rights of refugees. The Times named it their Children's Book of the Week, calling it "A moving, textured story. Ballet Shoes […]


No Ballet Shoes In Syria shortlisted for the 2019 Books Are My Bag Readers Awards Nosy Crow

No Ballet Shoes in Syria is about an 11-year-old girl called Aya, her baby brother and Mum seeking asylum from the war in Syria. With memories of Aya's terrible experience fleeing Aleppo, Syria and staying in refugee camps in Turkey, across the Mediterranean Sea where she lost her Dad as the boat capsized on the way to Chios, Greece, then to.


Reading Rocks Reviews No Ballet Shoes in Syria LitFilmFest

June 11, 2020. No Ballet shoes in Syria is the gripping and thought-provoking story of Aya, an eleven-year-old girl fleeing with her family from the war-torn city of Aleppo. Aya, her mother, and baby brother Moosa, have just arrived in the U.K., and Aya is desperately trying to help them navigate their way through the vagaries and difficulties.


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Catherine Bruton introduces her new book, No Ballet Shoes in Syria - a captivating story, filled with warmth and heart, with wonderfully authentic ballet wri.