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When the Snow Fell by Henning Mankell
  

When the Snow Fell

Part of the Joel Gustafson Stories Series
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A touching story of growing up and discovering what really matters. Joel makes three New Yearâs resolutions: To see a naked lady, to toughen himself up so that he can live to be, to see the sea. How he sets out to fulfil these is a moving story of self-discovery.

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When the Snow Fell by Henning Mankell

Joel is growing up. He is getting interested in girls. They all look pretty impossible for a motherless boy in Northern Sweden. Especially as his sailor dad is keen to drown his sadness in drink, and all the local matrons are watching the pair of them. And then he saves old Simon from a frozen death in the woods, and Joel becomes a local hero.

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Well worth reading and would grace any KS3 booklist. * Write Away * A good choice for the library at KS3. * School Librarian *


About the Author

Henning Mankell

Henning Mankell was born in Stockholm in 1948. He is the prize-winning author of the eight novels in the Inspector Wallander Series which has been translated into many languages and consistently tops the best-seller lists throughout Europe. His novel Sidetracked won the CWA Gold dagger in 2001. Mankell has worked as an actor, theatre director and manager in Sweden and in Mozambique, where he is head of Teatro Avenida in Maputo. He died in October 2015.

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Publication date

6th September 2007

Author

Henning Mankell

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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Format

Paperback
224 pages
Interest Age: From 12 to 17 years

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781842706657

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