508-1 Maniac Magee (16-21)

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Maniac Magee


1. Do you agree with Maniac that white is about the most boring color of all?  Explain your answer.

2.  What does the old man mean when he says to Maniac, "You go home to your own kind?"  Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?

3. Explain what is meant by the following: Amanda didn't understand that most of the hurt he felt was not for himself but for her and the rest of the family?

4. Why do you think the worried Mr. and Mrs. Beale did not stop Amanda when she went looking for Maniac?

5.  Maniac was able to until Cobbler's Knot.  This was something many had tried to do but were all unsuccessful.  Compare this to something you have done that was a great accomplishment.



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