Maniac Magee 
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Mrs. Dingman's 5th Grade
orphan    legend  pandemoniumconfetti    dumbfounded
repertoire  mourner        replicas      feats       ecstatic
ordinary           bellowing       wretch              stupefied         maniac
trolley               theory         blunder                    twanged          trestle
scraggly           boomerang     instinct              commotion    befuddled
convergedanglerainspoutpropel roving
solitude           frantic          contortion               spectator        peculiar
fidget                  immortality               languish                  pungent              stoic
endure                    shriek                  exuberance               abundant       reprisal
sympathy               gauntlet                 ludicrous                 nonchalant      perilous
This page was last updated: June 11, 2018
Other Resources for Maniac Magee
Jerry Spinelli (author's web site)

Maniac Magee Literature Unit (

Jerry Spinelli Lesson Plans
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