Wiles has struck gold again! Feb 5, 2009
Comfort is by all rights a kissin' cousin of Ruby Lavender. The two characters each exist in the bliss of a protective family, but not overly so. How much closer to the mysteries of life can you get except for death? As in Love, Ruby Lavender, Wiles has taken the very core of Southern families and shown readers that caring extends through and on beyond this life. Her insights in letting go of loved ones is charming and tender and let the reader see a side of that loss that few have shown, particularly in juvenile fiction. But treating death with respect is only a part of life and Declaration is there to help Comfort find the truths of life and friendship..