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When Jeffrey Lionel Magee, a scruffy 12-year-old kid, wanders into Two Mills, Pennsylvania, a legend is in the making.

Hardcover, 184 pages
Published on April 2, 1990 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 0316807222
ISBN-13: 9780316807227
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  • meFriday, June 8, 2018 at 7:51 am
    Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli was great book. I liked this book because the A book was ripped into pieces and use as confetti. I like Amanda.
    • jellyFriday, June 8, 2018 at 7:47 am
      Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli was awesome. Jeffrey Lionel Magee's. parents die in a trolley accident. Maniac likes to run in the morning. Also he makes friends along the way so you should read this book.
      • Maniac boy 105Friday, June 8, 2018 at 7:46 am
        Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli was good. I did not like that Maniacs parents died in a high speed trolley accident. But I did like that he had a good life until Grayson dies.I did not like it when Mars Bar was mean to Maniac. I also did not like the fact that they were being horrible to each other because of black and white.
        • mad dogFriday, June 8, 2018 at 7:44 am
          Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli was a good book . Maniac runs away and finds a new family when his parents die. The book Maniac Magee had a lot of hyperbole.
          • Dill pickle Friday, June 8, 2018 at 7:44 am
            The book Maniac Magee was a good book. It is about a boys parents died in a trolley accident. They had john McNabb in the book. He was able to strike out any one but not Maniac. The full name of maniac is Jeffry Lionel Magee.I like this book because he likes to run and I like to run too.
            • Jay-den Friday, June 8, 2018 at 7:43 am
              Maniac , by Jerry was great.I like the ending part because it was funny.This book was about a kid that is from Pennsylvania and his mom and dad died in a trolley accident and runs away from his aunt and uncle.
              • tigergirlFriday, June 8, 2018 at 7:42 am
                Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli was a great book. I love this book.His parents died of a trolley going off the track into the river.Also maniac is not his real name.It is Jeffrey.Jeffrey became an orphan after that he went to his Aunt and Uncle.Jeffry ran away though and went to Two Mills where black and white are separated. My favorite part of the book is the end of the book were he finally has a family !!!!!
                • kaitlynFriday, June 8, 2018 at 7:39 am
                  Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli was great. He had a new home for like a few days. I liked the ending because It is a happy ending. And he likes running. it was kinda sad because his mom and dad died on a trolley.
                  • The lazy slothFriday, June 8, 2018 at 7:39 am
                    Maniac , By Jerry Spinelli was a good book because it is sad and has drama. ManiacĀ“s parents died in a trolley accident.It must be sad for Maniac.
                    • JellydonutFriday, June 8, 2018 at 7:37 am
                      Maniac Magee by , Jerry Spinelli was a good book. I would recommend this to someone because it is a good book Maniac Magee is about a boy's parents who died in a high speed trolley accident the driver was drunk. Then Maniac Magee went to live with his Aunt Dot and Uncle Dan. When he went to a church he yelled amen his Aunt dot and Uncle Dan don't sit together when he saw them away from each other at the church Maniac Magee jumped of the stage and ran. I would recommend this to a friend because it is a good book I suggest you to read it!

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