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Garden Bouquets and Beyond eLe from the west side andast side haet him sohe went to the middle of the lineA person name Grason he helpedmaniac and took him to his homeMy uestions areWhy Mar Bars was bad to maniacWhy Maniac went to amanda s houseI remember when Martin Later King was fighting the world to gange the lawI would recomember this book to my teacher becuase it tll us the time when black people and white people were seperted This book is one of my favorite books to use when I work with students It approaches the concept of race and racism through the yes of someone that just wants to make friends and doesn t understand why people would treat others differently just because of their looks It also treats the main character as a whole person and shows the turmoil he goes through while dealing with the loss of loved ones and the sadness and depression that can result from that Students need to see books that don t gloss over the dark side of life but show how a character can go through the darkness and come out the other side by making friends and building relationships It also introduces the idea that a family doesn t just have to be those you are "related to but can be those people who want you to come home and are "to but can be those people who want you to come home and are interested and delighted in having you in their life In you to come home and are interested and delighted in having you in their life In this book can be used to broach a lot of different subjects with students from racism to dealing with death I have personally recommended this book to help a boy I worked with deal with his dad s passing and it helped him a lot since he could see how someone went through the same motions as him and how that character found the light again after This book is great for upper The Management Bible elementary school andven into middle school when used properly Re read in prep for teaching it to my younger group of kids this year The structure of the book lends itself very well to teaching it in chunks and to illustrate its points clearly which isn t why it s a classic of arly middle school I assume Extra star for that looking forward to discussions that arise from it I
HATED ITPlot A Little Boy ITPlot A little boy Maniac s parents had a tragic death He lives with his stupid aunt and uncle who should get a divorce During a march of the animals or whatever school play he shouts like Harry in the fifth and runs into the onion smelling night He lives with animals and ats animal food He is not very happy o He meets an old guy who us. If a freak accident hadn't made him an orphan After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for ight years he decides to run and not just run. ,
Maniac loved the colors of the East End the people colorsFor the life "Of Him He Couldn "him he couldn figure why these East Enders called themselves black He kept looking and looking and the colors he found were gingersnap and light fudge and dark fudge and acorn and butter rum and cinnamon and burnt orange But never licorice which to him was real blackOh you precious little freakI don t really follow the thought that if people stopped talking about color of skin then racism would disappear and
That What Spinelli Promotes Throughwhat Spinelli promotes through s sweet innocent voice Maniac kept trying but he still couldn t see it this color business He didn t figure he was white any than the East Enders were black 25 stars because you just gotta love jeffrey Good message poor xecution short and asy to read funny and weird and sad I loved this book when I was in junior high school You know that scene in Forrest Gump where Forrest decides to just run across the country repeatedly This book is very similar but the xtraordinary runner in this story is a boy who gets sick of his stuffy aunt and uncle Last week I came across a pile of free books on the groundall copies of MANIAC MAGEE I took one knowing it was supposed to be good but knowing nothing of the plot It made me cry three times twice because of the actual story of a homeless boy who brings together the white and black sides of a small town but I cried the hardest because it felt so poignant given the sad craziness in the country right now I don t talk politics online mostly because my own personal believe system is simply don t be a jerk and if you are nice to people it ll spread but if you know a kid or really anyone who is sad and confused by what happened in FergusonStaten Island this book is a great place to start the conversation Thank you to whatever stranger left it out for me My copy will return to the streets just like Magee himself and hopefully find the hands of someone lse in need of a little hope I love this book because is telling me the time when black people and white people were sepertedThis book is realistic fiction because there andmade up characters butthis happend real that black peopleand white people were sepertedManiac parents died from a trolly crashManiac didn t have anywere to live sohe is an orphanHe met a girl name AmandaManiacwentto amanda s house and lived with herLater he met a boy namemar barsSome peop. 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.
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Lives With Animals Again Etc DON Twith animals again tc DON T IT A really neat book Excellent Definitely deserving of its Newbery Award I think I have to "GIVE IT A I FIND "it a 5 I find asking Why didn t I Invisible (The Curse of Avalon ever read before I ve certainly heard of it for years My fourth grade daughter just read it at school and loved it I reallynjoyed the narrative voice and style It starts out almost like a tall tale but what Maniac really accomplished is better than a legend So it s a meaningful story that teaches an important lesson without being preachy The uick pace of the story matches the speedy main character He is very appealing I liked his courage kindness humility joy in life and desire to help others I was impressed that he was the way he was despite his history It was amazing how he turned Yummy Supper enemies to friends and brought out the best in people just by being himself just by hisxample Some of my favorite parts were when he befriended the old maintenance man at the zoo I also appreciated the happy nding I ve heard other Spinelli books recommended too I ll have to read I really didn t njoy this book I feel like the story didn t really go anywhere Spinelli tried to touch on issues of racial prejudice and poverty and let the Deep Listening exsistance of those issues carry his story It didn t work However because there are touchy issues it becomes a story that isn tasy to complain about However I ll be brave nough to say I didn t like it As a personal note I do not find this novel appropriate for children still in gradeschool He wasn t born with the name Maniac Magee He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee but when his parents died and his life changed so did his name Maniac Magee took to the streetsAnd Maniac Magee became a legendEven today kids talk about how fast he could run about how he hit an inside the park frog homer how no knot no matter how snarled would stay that way once he began to untie it Little girls jumping rope chant Ma niac Ma niac He s so cool Ma niac Ma niac Don t go to school Runs all night Runs all right Ma niac Ma niac Kissed a bull But the thing Maniac Magee is best known for is what he did for the kids from the East Side and those from the West SideHe was special all right and this is his story and it s a story that is very careful not to let the facts get mixed up with the truthManiac Magee by Jerry Spinelli Scholastic Inc 200. 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.