The Green Wind & The Wind is Silver
Puffin Books, 2004 - 278 pages
The Green Wind It is 1948, and eleven-year-old Jennifer Robinson is in her last year of primary school. The Robinsons have more problems than most of the families in the fruit-growing community where they live. But this year is a year of promise. They are assured of a bumper crop, and they finally afford to have electricity laid on - until unexpected misfortune finds them yet again . . . The Wind is Silver Everything is happening at once for the Robinsons: Margaret is leaving home, Richard and Alexander are growing up fast and Jennifer, always wild and irrepressible, is skyrocketing from one disaster to the next. But when tragedy strikes the family, it is Jennifer who must take charge and draw on all her reserves of strength in a year which will alter her and the family's life for ever . . .
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