Maniac Magee

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Maniac Magee is a children's book written by Jerry Spinelli. It was written in 1990. It won the Newbery Medal.[1]

It is about a boy who runs away from his foster family. He lives with a black family in a town with racial segregation. He gets along with people because he is very athletic and kind.

Later, he lives with an old white man. Then he lives with the black family again.

References[change | change source]

  1. Barbara Schulz. "Maniac Magee: Review by Barbara Schulz". Retrieved January 12, 2021.