Living on Hope Street, by Turkish-Australian author Demet Divaroren, is a portrait of contemporary Australian urban life. Everyone living on Hope Street in a multicultural Australia has a story, and their diversity is portrayed as a strength, not a threat. Readers are encouraged to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes and consider that friendship and compassion are stronger than judgement and misunderstanding. It is recommended for mature readers 14+yrs and for Yr 9 & Yr 10 English classrooms for discussion.
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