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The Mighty Miss Malone

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 8 Ratings and 8 Reviews

Book Description
"We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life. But the Great Depression hit Gary hard, and there are no jobs for black men. When her beloved father leaves to find work, Deza, Mother, and her older brother Jimmie go in search of him, and end ... More
Book Information
PublisherWendy Lamb Books
BindingKindle Edition (8 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages322
ISBN-10B004X6P0F2
Publication Date01/10/2012
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About Christopher Paul Curtis (Author) : Christopher Paul Curtis is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Christopher Paul Curtis include Bud, Not Buddy (Unabridged), Watsons Go to Bir... more
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9/14/2012 Deborah Unangst said: I wish I had waited one more year to retire so, I could have added "The Mighty Miss Malone" and "Moon Over Manifest " to our Very Depressing Unit which started with "Bud, Not Buddy." They are all wonderful stories about strong characters which happen to be about my students age.
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6/28/2012 Steffaney Smith said: There's a lot to learn about Deza Malone...love the hobo camp!
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4/3/2012 Peni Griffin said: History is real close in this one.
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