By Christopher Paul Curtis
"We are a relatives on a trip to a spot known as magnificent" is the motto of Deza Malone's relations. Deza is the neatest lady in her category in Gary, Indiana, singled out by way of academics for a distinct course in existence. yet it is 1936 and the good melancholy has hit Gary tough, and there are not any jobs for black males. while her cherished father leaves to discover paintings, Deza, mom, and her older brother, Jimmie, cross looking for him, and turn out in a Hooverville outdoor Flint, Michigan. Jimmie's attractive voice conjures up him to depart the camp to be a performer, whereas Deza and mom discover a new domestic, and adhere to the wish that they are going to locate Father. The twists and turns in their tale show the devastation of the melancholy and end up that Deza really is the strong omit Malone.