Maniac Magee Grades 5-8
This novel, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1991, is the story of a young boy, Jeffrey (Maniac) Magee, who faces racism and attempts to soothe racial tensions in a small town while searching for a new home. By Jerry Spinelli.
Each Novel Study contains an average of 65 pages and includes:
Suggestions for teaching the unit.
A vocabulary list.
Activity cards for grammar.
Research and integrated activities.
Tracking and record sheets.