Maniac Magee Characters

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Maniac Magee

Jeffery “Maniac” Magee is the main character of the novel. At a young age, Maniac’s parents die in a tragic accident. Alone and orphaned, the boy spends the majority of the novel searching for an address and a family of his own.

Although damaged and bruised by the death of his parents and his own personal roller coaster of ups and downs, Maniac finds self worth in his abilities to connect with others and unite people. A kind hearted soul and a talented athlete, Maniac’s personal journey comes to a close when he finds the address that he’s dreamed of.

Amanda Beale

Amanda, an African American girl living in the East End, is Maniac’s first friend and consequently his best friend. She can best be described as a smart and sassy young lady with a big heart and a passion for books. To...

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