maniac magee

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How did Jeffrey Magee become an orphan?

His parents were killed in a train crash.

How many years did Jeffrey live with his aunt and uncle before he ran away?

7

Why did Jeffrey run away?

His aunt and uncle did not get along.

What is the time Jeffrey was gone between Hollidaysburg and Two Mills called?

The Lost Year

How many miles is there between Two Mills called?

200

Who was the first person to talk to Jeffrey?

Amanda Beale

Why did Jeffrey stand out in East End?

He was white.

What did Amanda have in her suitcase that Jeffrey loved?

books

What was special about Jeffrey catching Brian Denehy's pass and then punting the ball back to Hands Down?

He did it with one hand.

The high school boys thought Jeffrey was cool times 10 because...

He sat down on Finstarwald's steps and reads.

After Jeffrey eats at the Pickwell's, the children follow him outside and find him running:

The steel rails.

McNab had the greatest fastball. Jeffrey hit every ball he threw to him, so McNab went and got___ to pitch.

frog

Which one did not help Jeffrey become known as "Maniac"?

yelling "Talk, Talk" and running away.

Where is Maniac living?

deer shed at Elmwood Park Zoo

John McNab got so mad, he wanted to punish Maniac. He and his gang, "The Cobras" did what? John McNab got so mad, he wanted to punish Maniac. He and his gang, "The Cobras" did what?

Chased him into the black side of town.

Chased him into the black side of town.

People don't eat after each other especially white/black at this time.

Maniac was trying to fix the torn page of the boook Amanda had let him borrow. Amanda sees Mars Bar with Maniac and her torn book. Why is she so upset?

her little brother and sister tear up everything of hers they can get a hold of.

The Beale's invite Maniac to stay. Before he can sleep, he must:

Gp out to get his address

What was Maniac allergic to?

pizza

Everybody called Jeffrey "Maniac". When asked what his name was, he would reply, "My name id Jeffrey. You Know me." Why?

He didn't want to lose the last thing he had from his parents.

At the block party, an old man calls Maniac something. What does he call him?

whitey

What is written on the side of the Beale;s house?

Fishbelly go home.

What does Amanda think will make Maniac popular with everyone in East End?

Cobble's Knot

What was the prize for untangling Cobble's Knot?

One free pizza a week for a year.

How long did it take Maniac to untangle Cobble's Knot?

until dinnertime

What had Hester and Lester torn up for confetti?

Encyclopedia a

Where did Maniac walk when he left town?

Middle of the road

Where did Maniac run to?

Elmwood Park Zoo

Why would Maniac not go to school?

He didn't have a home.

Why would Maniac not go stay at the YMCA with

He thought he was bad luck to people around him.

Why did Grayson never make it to the major leagues?

He pitched his worst game in front of the scouts.

What did Maniac to with the money Grayson gave him?

Bought books.

What did Grayson want Maniac to do for him?

Teach him to read.

What was the first book Grayson read?

The Little Engine that Could

Why did Maniac paint 101 outside his door?

Because he felt at home there.

What was the name of the book Maniac gave Grayson for Christmas?

The Man Who Struck Out Willie Mays

What was the most important thing Grayson gave Maniac for Christmas?

His baseball glove

Why did Grayson leave Maniac?

He died.

Maniac heard voices in another of the log cabins. what did he do?

Checked the other cabins.

Where was Piper and Missing Tooth running away to?

Mexico

Piper and Missing Tooth were little brothers of who?

John McNab

What was unusual about the McNab house?

Hole from 2nd to 1st story

Russell and Piper now went to school and began to feel important. What made them feel important?

The attention they got because of Maniac.

What was the most perilous challenge Russell and Piper gave Manaic to do?

Go into East Side

when Maniac raced Mars Bars, he caused more trouble, and Mars Bars now hated Jeffrey Magee. Why?

He disgraced him by running backwards.

Why did Maniac get mad at Russell and Piper?

They got Grayson's glove.

Why did Maniac start sleeping in people's backyard's or on their porches?

He thought they would welcome him.

In July, Maniac was running and felt as if someone was following him. Who turned out to be running at the same time?

Mars Bars

What happened to Russell?

Got stuck on the trestle in front of trolley.

Why did Maniac not save Russell?

He avoided the trestle because of his parent's deaths.

Mars Bar brought Amanda to the buffalo pen and fusses at Maniac. She tells him what he will and won't do. All the while, Maniac says nothing because he knows he had finally found what?

Home and family.

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