A Wind in the Door Characters

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Margaret (Meg) Murry

Meg, like all the Murrys, is extremely intelligent. Unlike many teens and preteens, Meg likes to spend time with her boyfriend working out trigonometry problems. Her other hobbies include physics and reading. Despite the fact that her interests are different from the interests of most of her peers, Meg is still in many ways a typical teenager. Many young readers will be able to relate to her headstrong impatience, quick temper and stubborn independence. She doesn't mind doing high-level math because it comes easily to her, but like many young people, she balks at performing tasks that are not easy or do not yield immediate results. Her greatest challenge in the novel is to find a way to love the unlovable Mr. Jenkins.

The rebellious Meg has had many run-ins with her former principal, and even though her brother's life is on the line, she still...

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