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SUMMARY: Comfort Kwatey-Jones is the eleven-year-old daughter of an English mother and a Ghanian father. When her mother is killed, Comfort goes to live. Comfort Katey-Jones lives with her mother Margaret, who is separated from Comforts' father, a Ghanaian. When Margaret is killed in a road accident, Comfort is. One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools. When her mother is killed, Comfort goes to live with her grandparents in a village in Kent. She has settled happily.

It is a remarkable achievement: generous, honest, almost unbearably poignant. She has little to gain by sharing, in excruciating detail, the events of her life over the past two years.

This is a book that will be quietly passed from hand to hand, and it will surely offer great comfort to its intended readers. She was shielded from the financial disaster that often accompanies sudden widowhood, but in every other way she was unprotected from great pain.

As she did in the memorable Facebook post composed a month after the death, she reports turning in her misery to the psychologist Adam Grant, a friend who had flown to California to attend the funeral and is an expert in the field of human resilience.

She told him that her greatest fear was that her children would never be happy again. It is Sandberg whose story commands our riveted attention, and it is her natural and untutored responses to the horror that are most moving. It can only get better from here.

No research could have helped her in that moment. She is the one who knew what to do and what to say. They were her children, and she knew how to comfort them.

Death humbles each of us in different ways. If only she had known how little time she would have with her husband, she thinks, she would have spent more of it with him.

Even though the books content does not intrest her, she still reads it. While Liesel is living with her foster parents she has nightmares about the day her brother died. Each night she wakes up from a nightmare and each night her Papa is there to comfort her; but one night something's differnent.

Then he read the title with concentration, aloud: "The Grave Digger's Handbook. A patch of silence stood among them now.

The man, the girl, the book. Metallic eyes, melting.

Liesels' foster parents are poor, but some way or another they manage to get her some books. The first one, Faust the Dog, was written by a man named Mattheus Ottleberg Liesel is going to one of her Hitler Youth meetings where they will burn books! She latched onto the closest of the books. It was hot, but it was also wet, burned only at the edges, but otherwise unhurt. Liesel is scared, yet satisfied in stealing her first book.

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