Maniac Magee

Jerry Spinelli's "Maniac Magee" is a captivating story about an orphaned boy who becomes a local legend in the racially segregated town of Two Mills. With remarkable speed and an open heart, Jeffrey Lionel "Maniac" Magee challenges social boundaries, forges unlikely friendships, and seeks a place to call home, all while attempting to heal the divisions within the community. This topic pack provides a gateway for students to engage deeply with the novel, enabling them to recreate significant scenes, and examine the themes of racism, belonging, and the power of one person to effect change. Apply the keyword #Maniac Magee to access all content from this pack in the Comic Maker, and invite students into the inspiring world of Maniac Magee.