1. Why does the author say that the batters were
walking the gangplank as they went up to bat against McNab?
2. Do you agree with the fact that people in
town began to refer to Jeffrey Magee as Maniac? Explain your
3. Maniac Magee encountered unexpected turns in
his life. Write about a time in your life when you had an
unexpected turn. Compare this to one of Maniac's.
4. Hector Street, the boundary between the East
and West is a boundary between the blacks and the whites. Name
another boundary you are familiar with and explain how it is similar to