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    In the book Maniac Magee, the title character beat Mars Bar in a race. In the end, Maniac won the race by running backwards! After they crossed the finish line, Mars Bar was furious. He accused...

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    Maniac had dinner with the Pickwell family for the second time. He sat at the old ping pong table with Mr. and Mrs. Pickwell, their many children, their extended family, and a shoe salesman who was...

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    In the book Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli, Maniac Magee ends up staying with Grayson, a has-been minor league baseball player, in the equipment room of the park. Grayson feeds Maniac with fast...

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    Maniac Magee was an avid reader. He loved books and could spend hours reading them. When Maniac found out that his new friend, Grayson, could not read, he saw an opportunity to help. Grayson wanted...

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    The McNab family constructed a "pillbox" to protect themselves from a revolt of the East Enders. The McNab family had falsely convinced themselves that the residents of the East End were going to...

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    When Grayson asked Maniac Magee about his going to school, the boy was hesitant. Maniac had his own ideas about school. His opinion was that he would not go to school until he had a real home of...

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    At first, the Pickwell family does not notice a new person, Maniac Magee, at their table. This is because there are so many of them. There are ten children in the Pickwell family. There are also...

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    Maniac Magee lost both his parents in a trolly accident. He went to live with his aunt and uncle, Dot and Dan. The couple could not get along, and the tension in the house eventually led to Maniac...

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    It is customary for children to go to the nearest relative. Orphanages do not really exist anymore, and children go to foster care now instead. In the 1800s, children who were abandoned by their...

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    Jeffrey "Maniac" Magee had no problems with Finsterwald’s because he was new and did not know he was supposed to be afraid, and also because he generally wasn't afraid of anything. Every...

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    The first book that Earl Grayson reads cover to cover is "The Little Engine That Could." That sounds like Earl Grayson read that book when he was a young boy, but that is not the case. As a young...

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    The pillbox in Chapter 39 of Maniac Magee bothers Maniac so much because it is a symbol of racism. He finds out that the Cobras are building the pillbox because they think that they will need to...

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    Maniac Magee first had to convince Russell and Piper that he wasn't a cop. With that accomplished, Maniac discovered where the two boys were plotting to run away to. Russell and Piper were...

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    There is not a lot of text devoted to the specifics about Jeffrey "Maniac" Magee's physical appearance. Here are about the only two descriptions of Maniac Magee. The first one is when he arrives...

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    The two characters are drawn to each other for a variety of reasons. I think most importantly, Jeffrey (Maniac) and Amanda are not preoccupied with race. Amanda and Maniac are not color blind. They...

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    In Maniac Magee, Jeffrey Magee's parents are killed in an accident over the Shuylkill River when he is three years old. After his parents' deaths, he goes to live with his Uncle Dan and Aunt Dot....

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    Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli was published in 1990. Maniac Magee is a young adult novel centered on the theme of homelessness and racism. The main character, Jeffrey Lionel Magee, became an...

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    In Chapter Five, we are introduced to 803 Oriole Street, home of the infamous Finsterwald. All the neighborhood kids know never to go near Finsterwald's home. When their balls and airplanes land in...

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    Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli is the story of an exceptional boy named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but nearly everyone calls him "Maniac." His parents die when he is young, and he is goes to live with...

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    The mid-twentieth century setting influences the story because there are strong racial and class divisions in the working class town. The setting of the story is not distinct, but it takes place...

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    The answer to this question can be found in Chapter 35 of Maniac Magee. In this chapter, Maniac has gone to live with the McNabs. He has met the twins and has decided to go live with them. When...

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    You can find the answer to this question at the very start of Chapter 14 in Maniac Magee. The basic answer is that Maniac loves the early morning. In this chapter, Maniac has just started his...

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    This is an extremely enjoyable story that focuses on the life of the protagonist, the eponymous hero of the novel, Jeffrey Lionel "Maniac" Magee, who, in spite of various problems in his life,...

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    We are not actually explicitly told why Jeffrey does not have any fear of the Finsterwald house in the way that all of the other kids in the neighborhood do. Spinelli does not come out and say...

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    Maniac is allergic to pizza, which is ironic in the book, as he won a year's supply of pizza after untying Cobble's knot.

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    she produced a musical

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    Maniac gives Piper a compass, and he can only have it if he goes to school every day. Piper asks Maniac for his birthday present, and Maniac pulls it out of his pocket. Maniac pulled the present...

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    Maniac does not accept Mars Bar’s invitation because he is not ready to have a family yet. Over the course of the book, Maniac develops a friendship with Mars Bar. He is a strange kid, but then...

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    This quote means that when Maniac ran the race backward he did not do it to humiliate Mars Bar, he was just focused on running. Maniac is an odd kid. He does not think like other kids. He is an...

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    Maniac saves Arnold when he stuck in Finsterwald’s back yard by grabbing him and taking him out. Finsterwald’s house is frightening to the children on the block. It is the kind of place where...

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    The answer to this question can be found at the very beginning of Chapter 3. There, we see the incident in which Maniac first meets Amanda. This is on what was apparently Maniac’s first day in...

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    The answer to this question is found in Chapters 1 and 2 of Maniac Magee. In Chapter 2, we are told what the “Lost Year” is and in Chapter 1 we are told the basics of why it happens. In...

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    There is very little direct characterization of Finsterwald’s in this book. Direct characterization is when the narrator of the book explicitly tells the reader things about a character or, in...

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    You can find the answer to this question very early on in the book. It comes right at the beginning of Chapter 3. The reason that the two of them are drawn together as friends is that they both...

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    I believe that you meant to ask why Mars Bar was embarrassed when Maniac crossed the finish line backwards. I have changed your question to show this. Mars Bar was embarrassed when Maniac crossed...

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    The main purpose of the story is to entertain. It is children’s or young adult fiction, and it is written in order to keep the reader interested in reading. At the same time, the book also...

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    Amanda Beales House----728 Sycammore Street

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    Grayson wants to tell Jeffery that he means a lot to him and that he thinks of him as a son.

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    The crucial message of this book is shown through the way in which Jeffery lives and intereacts with a series of different characters who are all to some extent divided by racism. What he does...

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    728 Sycammore Street

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    Because their father fears East End people and he doesn't want to be invaded by them.

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    Well, syntax is essentially word structure in a sentence, meaning that all (if not, the vast majority) of sentences in your chosen book will be satisfactory. I don't know the book that you are...

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    Maniac remembered how clueless Grayson was concerning blacks and their home. The McNabs were planning a war against the blacks and had built a pillbox for protection. A military pillbox is a type...

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    If we look at Chapter Twelve, which is when Maniac Magee finds his first more stable "home" compared to the shed in the park, we can see that Manic Magee defines home as being an address that is...

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    The answer to your question can be found in Chapter One, which is a short biography of Maniac Magee from birth until the time he became a legend. His life started out normal, but when Jeffrey...

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    he is bother so much beacuse it is used for when the blacks attack beacuse the mcnabs think blacks are killer and saveges

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    To really understand why Maniac is upset with himself for crossing the finish line backwards, you really have to understand Mars Bar. Mars Bar is the leader of his neighborhood gang and has been...

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    We aren't actually given a specific time that Maniac took to untie the knot, however it is clear that he takes most of the day to achieve his great feat. Regular reference is made to the passing of...

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    Hector Street was the "unofficial" dividing line between the East End and the West End of town. The two sections of town represented the black community and the white community. People of a...

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    We teachers have to realize not all children learn the same way. That has been an issue in public school education for years. Some students are quite capable of learning on their own. Maniac,...

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