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What is the setting of the "Tiger Rising" by Kate DiCamillo?

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The setting for the novel Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo is a Florida motel called the Kentucky Star. The Kentucky Star is located in a wooded area where the protagonist spends most of his time.

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Much of the novel takes place in the wooded area around the motel. It is in the wooded area that the protagonist of the novel finds a caged tiger. Published in 2001, Tiger Rising is Kate DiCamilo's second novel. Her first novel was Because of Winn-Dixie. Tiger Rising was a finalist for the National Book award. The novel is one of six novels written by Dicamillo.

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