In the time she has been with Susan, Ada has gained so much. She has a home, friends, a pony, and she is even about the have a surgery to fix her leg. With so many changes, Ada struggles to understand who she is now. After all, who is she without her clubfoot? Who is she if her mother is dead?
As the war continues on, Ada, Jaime, and Susan are forced to live in a borrowed house with Lady Thorton. As if that were not bad enough, they also have to share their home with a young German girl named Ruth. Is she a secret spy for the Germans? But when tragedy strikes and they all must learn to work together to overcome their differences to survive the war.
Readers who were anxious to find out what happened to Ada and her new family will not be let down with The War I Finally Won. Readers will get a more detailed look at some of the minor characters from the first book and discover new characters that will help Ada in her journey.
But readers beware, remember to keep a tissue nearby. If readers did not cry while reading The War That Saved My Life, they certainly will when reading its sequel. Ada’s story is moving and readers will have a hard time putting this book down.
Does it have a Young Adult label?: No.
Recommended if you like stories with: historical fiction, realistic novels, WWII, England, family, survival, adventures, friendship, identity, characters with disabilities, labels
Favorite Quote: “You can know things all you like, and someday you might believe them.”