The Mighty Miss Malone
Terms in this set (30)
Mother said the letters weren't from Father because ______________________.
There was no such thing as a traveling carpenter.
Jimmie looked mortified when Dr. Bracy offered to _______________________.
Help him improve his spelling.
Listening to Jimmie sing the national anthem made Deza remember how Father had _________________________.
Swung her around by her wrists.
What made Deza's hardness melt away?
Mr. Zee called Jimmie "sir".
Deza decided to remember how happy Jimmie had been instead of remembering that he ____________________________.
Would stay as small as a twelve year old.
Jimmie _____________ when Stew told him about people singing by the campfire.
Made his eyebrows jump up and down.
Mother said Deza's birth certificate didn't say "Rockefeller" after Deza ___________________.
found beetles in the box of oatmeal.
Deza asked if she could sleep with Mother after Father didn't come home from ________________________.
Taking a fishing trip with Steel Lung.
Deza couldn't look away from her reflection while ____________________________.
Holding a perfume atomizer.
While Father tried to explain the importance of the Joe Louis fight, Deza pretended she was ____________________________.
Turning a steering wheel.
Jimmie said Deza would feel better if
The cavities in her teeth were filled.`
Punching Dolly gave Deza the same feeling she had after __________________________.
Reading a really good book.
Jimmie said Father had lied about what happened after the _____________________.
fog bank rolled in.
Mother said she hadn't left her wedding ring in the shack after Deza __________________.
Opened the blue gingham jumper.
How was Deza's family different from other families?
They used the couch as a filing cabinet.
Deza wished she could use the Dewey decimal system to look up the saying about ____________________________.
Bad news coming in threes.
Deza decided her family was headed back to Wonderful after Father _____________________.
Read the last invisible Burma-Shave sign.
After finding him in Detroit, Deza scolded Jimmie because he had ________________.
Changed his last name to Jones.
Father told Deza to think of someone who called her a credit to her race as a ____________________.
Dog giving a warning growl.
Deza remembered how Father had ________________ after looking at Jimmie's drawing.
Pulled a splinter our of her foot.
Deza thought Dr. Bracy must have been rich because Dr. Bracy _________________.
Had a telephone in the house.
Mother _________________ on the first night in their new home in Gary.
Said kisses made Deza stronger.
Father recited the poem about ______________ during the cab ride to Gary.
Hope having wings.
Father compared an epiphany to _____________.
A light being switched on.
Father said it was a myth that __________.
King Ferdinand had spoken with a lisp.
Deza _____________ when she realized the hobo was Father.
Dropped the knitting needles.
Jimmie said Deza should say goodbye to Clarice as quickly as Deza had ________________.
Pulled the tape off his eyebrow.
Deza hugged Mrs. Needham after Mrs. Needham made a gesture signaling that _______________________.
She shared a heart with Deza.
Jimmie stole the pie because he wanted to
Take a month off from drying dishes.
Deza hated her second brain because it
Always called her kiddo.