Winter by John Marsden

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An intense coming-of-age novel from internationally best-selling author John Marsden, poised for breakthrough US success.

For twelve years Winter has been haunted. Her past, her memories, her feelings, will not leave her alone. And now, at sixteen, the time has come for her to act. She must head back to her old home, where a pair of family tragedies forever altered her life. What she discovers is powerful and shocking -- but must be dealt with in order for life to go on.
This is the striking new novel from John Marsden, Australia's #1 best-selling author for teens, who is ready for his US breakthrough. It rings with hard truths that will resonate incredibly with YA readers.

About John Marsden

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John Marsden (born in 1950) lives on an 850-acre property just outside Melbourne, Australia, where he runs writing camps and writing courses. He tours the world giving talks and holding workshops. He's now published thirty books, and his world-wide sales total 2 1/2 million.
Published August 1, 2002 by Scholastic Press. 160 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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There are dealers in ancient art, medieval suits of armor, Art Nouveau, American folk art and Modernist design.

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Improbable as much of the premise seems, Marsden's slow, teasing exposition will very likely lure readers further into the story to keep pace with the unstoppable Winter.

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Teen Reads

If I was Winter, I would have wanted to find out how my parents died too, because I believe that you should always know the truth about your family.

Aug 01 2002 | Read Full Review of Winter

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Starburst Magazine

One it gives us new Superman Henry Cavill in his first major leading role and two it’s the new film from Tarsem Singh who proved all his critics wrong with his last film The Fall which was gorgeous to look at as well as having an interesting and moving plot at its core.

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