1. Do you believe Maniac's decision to die was
right or wrong? Explain you answer.
2. The author never mentions a mother figure in
the household of the McNabs. Why?
3. Maniac Magee performed many heroic
feats. Think of someone you know who has performed a heroic feat
and compare it to one of Maniac's.
4. Why do you think Maniac was so upset he beat
Mars Bar in the race?
5. What is
meant by the following line from Chapter 39. "March doubled
back and grabbed April by the scruff of the neck and flung it another
week or two down the road?
you agree that Giant John McNab should have been preparing for a revolt
by the black people? Explain
What is another way the McNabs could have prepared for a confrontation
with the black people?
8. Why was
it important that Mars Bar rescue Piper McNab from the railroad trestle?
What did Maniac mean when he told Mars Bar he could not come to his
house because things happen?
Tell about your favorite part in the book Maniac Magee, by