Thursday, September 3, 2009
Maniac Magee Discussion Questions
After reading Maniac Magee answer the following discussion questions:
1. What does “maniac” mean? What do you think a character with this name might be like? Is Maniac Magee similar?
2. What would you do if you were all on your own with no one to take care of
3. How is Maniac just a regular kid? How is he a larger than life character?
4. Why do you think Maniac stays with the McNabs for as long as he does?
5. Why do you think Maniac does so much running?
6. Why do you think the book is broken into four sections? How are they different? How does Maniac change from the beginning to the end?
7. What are some legendary things Maniac does? Which was your favorite?