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Maniac Magee

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 63,850 Ratings and 3,233 Reviews

Book Description
Maniac Magee is a folk story about a boy, a very excitable boy. One that can outrun dogs, hit a home run off the best pitcher in the neighborhood, tie a knot no one can undo. "Kid's gotta be a maniac," is what the folks in Two Mills say. It's also the story of how this boy, Jeffrey Lionel "Maniac" Magee, confronts racism in a small town, tries to find a home where there is none and attempts to soo... More
Book Information
PublisherCollins Educational
BindingHardcover (47 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages192
Publication Date03/01/1993
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About Jerry Spinelli (Author) : Jerry Spinelli (b. February 1, 1941, Norristown, Pennsylvania) is a noted children's author, specializing on novels written for and about early adolesence. Among his books are Milkweed, Space Station ... more
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6/22/2011 Michaela Kuenster tagged as: Inspired me

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11/9/2009 lynn rodgers said: This book is one of my all time favourites. It is a book about honesty, loss, homelessness and resiliency. I think Spinelli's best book.
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6/30/2009 Nicole Downing said: Visit my blog for a review on this book http://snikysnake.blogspot.com/
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6/24/2009 julia b tagged as: I recommend, I read

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5/29/2009 Shara Lynn said: Anything I've ever read of Jerry Spinelli's I've loved. :)

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4/26/2009 SJ Kessel said:
Spinelli, J. (1990). Maniac Magee. New York: Little, Brown and Company. 0316809063 As an orphan, Jeffrey Magee is sent to live with his aunt and uncle who live separately within their house and refuse to share anything. At the age of eleven, Jeffrey, unable to deal with his aunt and uncle’... more

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6/9/2008 Kate Ahmann tagged as: I recommend

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3/14/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: I read

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2/24/2008 Randy Bulla said: One of my all-time favorites.
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11/30/2007 Christy Evers said: A sweet and sad story about racism told through the telling of the Legend known as Maniac Magee.
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