M.C. Higgins, the Great

Virginia Hamilton’s "M.C. Higgins, the Great" weaves the compelling tale of a young boy, M.C. Higgins, as he navigates the complexities of heritage, environmental conservation, and identity within the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky. Faced with the encroaching threat of strip-mining that jeopardizes his family's land — a legacy marked by the flight of an ancestor from slavery — M.C. stands at the crossroads of preserving the past and securing a future. This topic pack offers students the tools to visualize and analyze the novel’s intricate narrative, enabling a deeper exploration of its themes, character dynamics, and the pressing issue of environmental degradation. Apply the keyword #M.C. Higgins, the Great to show all content from this pack in the Comic Maker.