Comfort (Paperback)

By Carolee Dean

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780618439126, 256pp.

Publication Date: June 7, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/25/2002)

List Price: 14.95*
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Kenny Williams wants out of Comfort, Texas–away from his abusive, workaholic mother, his ex-convict father, and his small-town life. This gritty story of poetry slams, country music, and small town conflicts coils in a tangle of tragedy and hope.

About the Author

Speech pathologist Carolee Dean published Comfort in 2002. 

Praise For Comfort

"Dean has superbly woven poets and poetry into the teen's story. Outstanding writing, strong characterization and plot development, and good background information make this title rise above many other recent genre entries." -- School Library Journal, starred School Library Journal, Starred