The war ends in Walla Walla WA Annie Leigh Howard faces the loss of her MIA father the Ent Harry S Truman Though everyone insists he's a figment of her imagination the president offers Annie the friendship and support she desperately needsAnnie faces family tension when she's sent to recuperate at her randma's house Grandma has taken in a new tenant Miss Gloria Jean Washington a young black woman fleeing discr.
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Strong female characters populate this unusual World War II story that takes place after. World War II has been over for a year but not for the Howard family Eleven year old Annie worries about her daddy who was declared missing in action and her mama who believes that her husband is dead Then Annie's appendix bursts and she's stuck in the hospital for over a monthDuring her stay she ets an unusual visitor Presid.
Hanges in an uncle damaged by combat and racism directed at a woman who becomes her frien. Imination and her own sad past Annie's Uncle Billy a bitter WWII veteran is furious because he doesn't want colored so close to homeWith the help of Mr Truman Annie tries to understand her uncle's behavior her daddy's absence and Miss Gloria's sorrow And she begins to realize that some conseuences of war leave permanent scars.