Maniac Magee

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A Newbery Medal winning modern classic about a racially divided small town and a boy who runs. Meet Jeffrey Lionel Maniac Magee, an orphan boy who decides to run away... Read more

A Newbery Medal winning modern classic about a racially divided small town and a boy who runs. Meet Jeffrey Lionel Maniac Magee, an orphan boy who decides to run away from his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle. Maniac's legendary feats change the lives of the racially divided small town forever. Discover the inspiring story of Maniac Magee and how he challenged the social norms of his time.

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A Book About a Boy Who Runs and Changes a Racially Divided Small Town

This book is about a boy named Jeffrey Lionel Maniac Magee who becomes an orphan after a freak accident. He goes to live with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle, but after eight years he decides to run away. But he doesn't just run away - he keeps running. This is how the myth of Maniac Magee begins. He does amazing and legendary feats that change the lives of the people in the racially divided small town he finds himself in. It's a modern classic that has won the Newbery Medal.

Information

Grade: Grade 3-Grade 7

Brand: Little Brown Young Readers

Publisher Date: 11/01/1999

Author: Jerry Spinelli

UPC: 9780316809061

Ages: 8-12

Pages: 180