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Comfort

4.60  ·  Rating details ·  25 ratings  ·  4 reviews
World War II is over and Ann Fay Honeycut has new challenges—mostly her relationship with her father, home from the war, and the emotional and physical demands of polio. Now that Daddy has returned from fighting Hitler and Ann Fay is home from the polio hospital, life should get back to normal. But Ann Fay discovers she no longer fits easily into old friendships and Daddy ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published October 3rd 2011 by Calkins Creek
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Shannon
Jul 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: middle-grade
When Daddy returns from fighting Hitler, Ann Fay assumes like will get back to normal. Or as normal as can be expected for a girl with polio. But just as the disease has changed her, so has the war changed her Daddy. And Ann Fay doesn’t know what to do. Should she take care of herself and travel to Warm Springs, Georgia for therapy or stay with her family in the hopes she might help her Daddy heal.

“Answers come easy to people who never have problems.”

Ann Fay doesn’t have any easy answers, but
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Kerry Cerra
Aug 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mg
Ann Fay is anything but a typical 14 year-old girl. Instead of hanging out with her best friend Peggy Sue at the movies, or playing at recess like the regular kids, Ann Fay—stricken with Polio the year before—works a Saturday job to help support her family, spends recess alone with her clickity leg brace, and worries incessantly about why Daddy is a whole different man since returning from the war. Longing to feel normal, a sparkle shines bright in her eyes when she’s offered the opportunity to ...more
Shannon
May 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Love the triumph. Sequel to Blue - take the time to read both.
Donna Belk
Apr 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This sequel to Hostetter's Blue Is a beautiful account of how many people's lives were forever affected by polio and World War II. Be sure to read Blue as well!
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Beautifully written. 1 1 Nov 22, 2011 08:52PM