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Maniac Magee Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

The first to talk to Magee is Amanda Beale as she walked to school in the morning. Amanda wonders why this white kid is in the black part of town. In Two Mills, the West End is primarily white and the East End is primarily black. Magee is currently in the East End, where a white kid would never enter. Magee wonders why Amanda is carrying a heavy suitcase. The suitcase is filled with all kinds of books, even the A-volume of an encyclopedia. She must carry them around with her because if she leaves them at home her little brother and sister will destroy them. Magee asks to borrow a book. Amanda being very protective of her books, does not want to give one of her books to a white boy she just met. Magee promises to bring it back to her, and being late for...

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