Title: Maniac Magee
Author: Jerry Spinelli
Publisher: Little, Brown
Publication Date: 1990
Number of Pages: 184
Text Structure: Novel
Starter/Lead/Hook: Do you like books that have a lot of twists and turns? Well than this is the right book for you!
Summary: Maniac’s parents have died and has ran away from his aunt and uncle. He has ran into Amanda Beal whose mother offered Maniac to stay. He stays until Amanda and Maniac get in a fight. Now he is on his own. He is being bullied by A kid named Mars Bars. Will he last al by himself or, will someone find him.
Reviewer’s Opinion: I like this book because it really explains how the characters are feeling.
Recommended For: 4th-6th
Related Books: Wringer
More in this Series: Not a series
Other Books by this Author: Stargirl
Awards Won: Newbery Medal
Reviewed By: Nalani S., 4th Grade