Maniac Magee (Paperback)

By Jerry Spinelli

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316809061, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1999

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/2/1990)
Prebound (11/1/1999)
Paperback (5/1/1992)
Prebound (11/1/1999)
Paperback, Korean (8/20/2007)
Paperback, Large Print, Large Print (4/1/2004)

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Description

A Newbery Medal winning modern classic about a racially divided small town and a boy who runs.

Jeffrey Lionel "Maniac" Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn't made him an orphan. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for eight years, he decides to run--and not just run away, but run. This is where the myth of Maniac Magee begins, as he changes the lives of a racially divided small town with his amazing and legendary feats.


About the Author

Jerry Spinelli is the author of many immensely popular books for young readers, including Eggs, Stargirl, Space Station Seventh Grade, Newbery Honor Book Wringer, Newbery Award winner Maniac Magee, and the picture books Mama Seeton's Whistle and I Can Be Anything! He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and fellow author, Eileen.