Published Jan 2010
Comfort loved her mum; everybody loved Margaret. When the tragedy struck, it was impossible to believe. But Comfort was on her own now. "You have to stand up for yourself," Margaret had said. And Comfort knew she had a choice. She could stay safe in England with her old-fashioned grandparents – or she could try and go to her father in Ghana. It was a hard choice to make, and one she would have to go on making, in one way or another, for the rest of her life.
Winner of the Other Award