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Maniac Magee
Maniac Magee
Author: Jerry Spinelli
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, confront...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316738248
ISBN-10: 0316738247
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 184
Edition: first
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Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Book Type: Paperback
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There are few writers of Spinelli's caliber for middle grades. He captures the essence of being a young boy struggling to be a young man. Every adolescent boy (and girls who want to better understand boys) should read this book.
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This is a fine easy read for a tween-teen reader
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A boy gets caugtht between this terrible life of segregation and strives to tell people what life is really about.