Dancing in the Dark

  • Title: Dancing in the Dark
  • Author: P.R. Prendergast
  • ISBN: 9781847171856
  • Page: 172
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dancing in the Dark Things haven t been easy for Jessie since her brother James sports star and popular kid died Her mum and dad are lost in grief and she s feeling isolated at school when the popular girls on her dance
    Things haven t been easy for Jessie since her brother James sports star and popular kid died Her mum and dad are lost in grief and she s feeling isolated at school when the popular girls on her dance team give her a hard time, she just can t seem to remember the routinesd Jessie can still see James Talk to him, or quarrel with him, like They always bicThings haven t been easy for Jessie since her brother James sports star and popular kid died Her mum and dad are lost in grief and she s feeling isolated at school when the popular girls on her dance team give her a hard time, she just can t seem to remember the routinesd Jessie can still see James Talk to him, or quarrel with him, like They always bickered when James was alive, so why change now But James might turn out to be her unlikely saviour Along with Alan, the dorky new boy, can he give Jessie the confidence to show the rest of the dance team what she s got and help her and her parents on the road towards healing Funny, sharp and poignant, a story about living with a ghost, and the pain of letting go.

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    About P.R. Prendergast


    1. P.R Prendergast lives in Dublin, where he has worked as a school teacher for twenty five years In 2009 his first children s book The Romanian Builder was published by The O Brien Press Dancing in the Dark, published by The O Brien Press in 2010, was nominated for the 2011 Bisto Children s Book of the Year Award and was awarded the White Raven Label by the International Youth Library at Bologna Book Fair 2011 He has three children of his own.


    532 Comments


    1. It was a beautiful story about loss. I even missed James myself. I wished the whole book that he'd still be alive. The book had me crying for several times. There's just nothing as interesting as the love between siblings.

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    2. It's been a while since I have read a children's book. This is quite a breath of fresh air. 👍

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    3. Don't get me wrong - I liked this book. But it was only because of James. His sister on the other hand I couldn't stand her! She was very immature and selfish if you ask me. I mean, your brother dies and you see him month after his death and you act like you hate him and he annoys you but you are the only person he can talk to! For god's sake! I understand that he's annoying when he talks about how awesome he was but he died and he's lonely, give him a break! And the way she treated Alan! Kid ha [...]

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    4. i read this very quickly it was so easy to read and was in fact abit disjointed at times and not sure what the point it was making maybe the bullying and how to get on with each other but bullying been going on for ever and always will it was a bit strange the relationship with her brother were they really close umm

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    5. Sad, short, sincere and strong A great reading!

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    6. A nice quick read. I feel like there could have been more background and build up in the first half of the book but overall a nice story about grief and self belief.

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