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Author:  John Marsden

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.

Every journey begins with a single step. If Winter is going

to step into the future, she must first step into the past.

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Jan 28,2013

This book is stuck in my head. I just can't forget it. It captured my attention, and I couldn't look away. I didn't even get up to look at the Australia Day fireworks, because the book was too good. Winter was a sad story, but also very touching. When reading it, I felt like I connected with Winter, the author John Marsden is amazing at both capturing emotions and putting them into words. The storyline was unforgettable and outstanding.  I loved this book. 

Mar 28,2012
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Name of Book: Winter

Name of Author: John Marsden

Name of Illustrator: (No Illustrator)

Characters in Story: Winter, Matthew, Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. Stone, Mr. Carruthers, Ralph, Sylvia, Mr. McGill, Mrs. McGill, Jessica, Mr. Kennedy (plus more)

What was the story about?

This story was about a girl named Winter who moves to her childhood house. Her memories will not stop haunting her. She finds out how her parents died. She meets alot of people while she was there and even got her first kiss.

Was it a happy, sad, funny story? Why?

It was a sad story because Winter hadn't known much about her past. The most saddist part was when Winter found out that she accidently killed her mother when she was 4 years old.

Did you like the story? Why?

I LOVED the story because it was thrilling to read and because I LOVE thrilling stories. 


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