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What is the setting of the Mighty Miss Malone?

Last Updated: 16th April, 2020

Gary, Indiana

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Similarly, where does the Mighty Miss Malone take place?

Deza Malone's family has the motto "We are a family on a journey to a place called Wonderful" and Deza is consistently marked in her school as someone who is sure to go far in life. However, when the Great Depression hits Deza's hometown of Gary, Indiana, her father loses his job and must travel in order to find work.

Beside above, what genre is the Mighty Miss Malone? Historical Fiction Domestic Fiction

Herein, where is Deza Malone from?

Deza Malone from Christopher Paul Curtis's Newbery-winning Bud, Not Buddy is back — this time in her own book set during the Great Depression! Follow the mighty 12 year old from Gary, Indiana, to Flint, Michigan, as she searches for her father.

What is the main conflict in the Mighty Miss Malone?

sabrina lor. -One major conflict was when Roscoe and his friends were fishing but suddenly there was a fog and tip the boat upside down. After wards, the cold water made everybody that fell off, got a violent attitude and from that day on Roscoe was a different father.

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