1. Do you think Maniac should have run away from Aunt
Dot and Uncle Dan's house in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania? Explain your
2. Make a list of phrases that describe the
character Amanda Beale.
3. Why do you think the author uses the words
"cool times ten" to describe Maniac Magee?
4. Why did Maniac go unnoticed at the Pickwell
5. Maniac ran the steel rails of the railroad
tracks. Why is this unique?