Maniac Magee is about a boy whose parents die. He runs away and comes to a town called Two Mills. He lives with a family in their house for a couple years then, runs away from them and lives with a person from the petting zoo.
I would recommend this book because I thought it was a great book.
Jerry Spinelli was born February 1st, 1941 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He started writing when he was 16. He is a children's book author, editor, and magazine witer.