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Maniac Magee : a novel / by Jerry Spinelli.

By: Spinelli, Jerry
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1990Edition: 1st edDescription: 184 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0316807222 :Subject(s): Orphans -- Fiction | Sports -- Fiction | Heroes -- Fiction | Running -- FictionDDC classification: 813.54 LOC classification: PZ7.S75663 | Man 1990Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information Dissertation note: 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. Summary: After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.
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813.54 S.G.M 1990 (Browse shelf) Available 9186-1
Books Books Centeral Library
First floor - Languages
813.54 S.G.M 1990 (Browse shelf) Available 9186

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.

After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.

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