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Maniac Magee

 
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This book never gets old, and I actually like the movie to it also, which is pretty unusual of me!
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Rachelle Reviewed by Rachelle November 12, 2012
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Great book

This book never gets old, and I actually like the movie to it also, which is pretty unusual of me!

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Reader reviewed by K.B L.T

There was a boy named Jeffery Magee. Who lived with his parents not so long. Because they had a trolley accident. Then he became an orphan. Then he went to go live with  his aunt and uncle for eight years. He did not like live with them. So he decided to run away.Not just run away but run. and that is where his live begins.

I like this book because it has friendship and another reason because it has adventure.

I advise book to people who like adventure and friendship.Seriously Read It!
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a reader Reviewed by a reader December 07, 2009
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Maniac

Reader reviewed by K.B L.T

There was a boy named Jeffery Magee. Who lived with his parents not so long. Because they had a trolley accident. Then he became an orphan. Then he went to go live with  his aunt and uncle for eight years. He did not like live with them. So he decided to run away.Not just run away but run. and that is where his live begins.

I like this book because it has friendship and another reason because it has adventure.

I advise book to people who like adventure and friendship.Seriously Read It!

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Reader reviewed by Allison perlycc14

The book Maniac Magee was a good book! This book was about a boy who has problems, and what he decides to do with those problems is to just forget about them. Espeically by running from them! In this book it tells you about Jeffrey's problems and what it is like to be homeless and not stick around in one place. The author Jerry Spinelli tells a heart warming tale about a boy, a family, an old man, and people in the past. This book is a great book. This book is a good book that many kids and adults can relate to. Mainly because this boy is an outcast and some people know what that feels like.  This book also has a great ending, so if you are stuck in the book and deciding wether or not to finish it, finish it! This book deserves an A+!
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a reader Reviewed by a reader June 25, 2009
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Long But Good

Reader reviewed by Allison perlycc14

The book Maniac Magee was a good book! This book was about a boy who has problems, and what he decides to do with those problems is to just forget about them. Espeically by running from them! In this book it tells you about Jeffrey's problems and what it is like to be homeless and not stick around in one place. The author Jerry Spinelli tells a heart warming tale about a boy, a family, an old man, and people in the past. This book is a great book. This book is a good book that many kids and adults can relate to. Mainly because this boy is an outcast and some people know what that feels like.  This book also has a great ending, so if you are stuck in the book and deciding wether or not to finish it, finish it! This book deserves an A+!

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Reader reviewed by Zac

This is a story about all the difficulties in an adolescent life. The richness of its truth and innocense makes Maniac Magee a fun and entertaining book that is a perfect read for a raining day. There is no other childrens' book that can captivate its readers' hearts better than this silly tale.
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a reader Reviewed by a reader February 15, 2007
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He sure can run

Reader reviewed by Zac

This is a story about all the difficulties in an adolescent life. The richness of its truth and innocense makes Maniac Magee a fun and entertaining book that is a perfect read for a raining day. There is no other childrens' book that can captivate its readers' hearts better than this silly tale.

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Reader reviewed by Miwa kid

Maniac Magee was a really good book!! At the begining his parents died and he moved to his Aunt Dots & Uncle Dans house. I bet that it was tough living with his Aunt and Uncle.After I read on I realized how much the author exxagerated, like when he said that "Jeffery had ran for a year. The summary for this story is that Jeffery Magee wanted a family!!
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a reader Reviewed by a reader March 29, 2006
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Maniac Magee

Reader reviewed by Miwa kid

Maniac Magee was a really good book!! At the begining his parents died and he moved to his Aunt Dots & Uncle Dans house. I bet that it was tough living with his Aunt and Uncle.After I read on I realized how much the author exxagerated, like when he said that "Jeffery had ran for a year. The summary for this story is that Jeffery Magee wanted a family!!

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Reader reviewed by silentghost



An excellant book by Jerry Spinelli.I'll say it one of hie best work of writing yet.For kid of all ages and that of every races.My faverite book every.
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a reader Reviewed by a reader April 16, 2005
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it a maniac

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An excellant book by Jerry Spinelli.I'll say it one of hie best work of writing yet.For kid of all ages and that of every races.My faverite book every.

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Reader reviewed by Yo Dog

Maniac Magee was a very funny book.It was very entertaning and fun to read. My faverate part was when Grason explaned how Maniac smelled after he had staid in the zoo with the buffulo.

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a reader Reviewed by a reader November 16, 2004
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Maniac Magee

Reader reviewed by Yo Dog

Maniac Magee was a very funny book.It was very entertaning and fun to read. My faverate part was when Grason explaned how Maniac smelled after he had staid in the zoo with the buffulo.

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Reader reviewed by Jules

I love this book.One reason I like it is because it has tons of similies.It gave me a good picture in my mind.It also descibed everything in the book.
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a reader Reviewed by a reader November 16, 2004
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i loved it

Reader reviewed by Jules

I love this book.One reason I like it is because it has tons of similies.It gave me a good picture in my mind.It also descibed everything in the book.

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Reader reviewed by stefan

I think the book was funy and sad,but it also taght me aleson.It is also very esy toread.I think it woud be a good book for thred graters and up.last of all I think it coud teach outher kids a leson to.
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a reader Reviewed by a reader November 15, 2004
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funny

Reader reviewed by stefan

I think the book was funy and sad,but it also taght me aleson.It is also very esy toread.I think it woud be a good book for thred graters and up.last of all I think it coud teach outher kids a leson to.

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Reader reviewed by kat

I thank it's an okay book becouse I think it was elaberated on a little to much.Also becouse this book tells you about alot of bad things like,maniacs parents and how they died.However I did enjoy this book!
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a reader Reviewed by a reader November 15, 2004
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okay book

Reader reviewed by kat

I thank it's an okay book becouse I think it was elaberated on a little to much.Also becouse this book tells you about alot of bad things like,maniacs parents and how they died.However I did enjoy this book!

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