Maniac Magee

By Jerry Spinelli


Jeffery Lionel Magee runs away from home and enters the town of Two Mills. There is the East End and the West End, which are racially divided. He goes into and lives in both the East End and the West End. He meets nice people and mean people in both areas, but in the end he is able to get some of them to reconcile.


I liked the book a lot! I would read the book over again and recommend it to someone. Grade: A++

About the Author

Jerry Spinelli was born in Norristown, PA in 1941. He played baseball from around ten years old. During that time his football team won a game against one of the best teams in the country. he went home and wrote a poem about it. And it got published in the school newspaper! He continued to write books after college.
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Maniac Magee Before the Story