The Wind Blows Backward Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is the story of a girl growing up poor in a rich neighborhood, and finding herself falling in love with a boy she's known for years, who is completely out of her reach. While she grows closer to the man she's known for so long, she discovers exactly how deep their animosity runs, and how far they'll go to keep their secrets hidden. This books deals with a lot of growing up themes: first love, sex, and hormones. It's a wonderful "girl" book, and will become an all time favorite.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   seduction (yum!)    -   rekindling lost love/marriage Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Christian    -   American Midwest Family, loving relations    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Lover is    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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