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    Jerry Spinelli Grades 4-6

    Jerry Spinelli Grades 4-6

    by Jerry Spinelli

    This collection of titles from author Jerry Spinelli was hand selected to provide you with the best books at the best prices.

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    • Fourth Grade Rats
    • Jake and Lily
    • Loser
    • Wringer

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    Literature Guide: Maniac Magee

    Literature Guide: Maniac Magee

    by Linda Ward Beech

    Introduce your students to this Newbery award-winning book! This guide includes an author biography, background information, summaries, thought-provoking discussion questions, as well as creative, cross-curricular activities and reproducibles that motivate students.

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Maniac Magee

Author: Jerry Spinelli

Interest Level:
4-8

Lexile Framework:
820L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.4

Guided Reading Level:
W

Age:
9-13

Genre:
Classics, Realistic Fiction

Subject:
Family Life, Prejudice and Tolerance Experiences, Individuality

About This Book

He wasn't born with the name Maniac Magee. He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but when his parents died and his life changed, so did his name. And Maniac Magee became a legend. Even today kids talk about how fast he could run; about how he hit an inside-the-park "frog" homer; how no knot, no matter how snarled, would stay that way once he began to untie it. But the thing Mania Magee is best known for is what he did for the kids from the East Side and those from the West Side.

He was special all right, and this is his story, and it's a story that is very careful not to let the facts get mixed up with the truth.

About the Author

Jerry Spinelli won the Newbery Medal for Maniac Magee, the sixth of his more than fifteen acclaimed books for young readers. Growing up, he played no fewer than five different sports, including football, track, and basketball. He wanted to be a shortstop in the majors long before it occurred to him to be a writer. Crash came out of his desire to include the beloved Penn Relays of his home state of Pennsylvania in a book. And, of course, to show the world a little bit about athletes and what makes some of them tick. Jerry Spinelli lives in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.




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