You can read "Maniac Magee" online by downloading the Nook reading app, buying a Nook version of the book on the Barnes & Noble website and reading the book on the app. For a free sample of the first few chapters, click Read Sample on the book's image. Kindle has a similar reading app available on Amazon.com. As of 2016, both Barnes & Noble and Amazon have electronic versions available.
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"Maniac Magee" is a children's novel written by Jerry Spinelli in 1990. It tells the story of an orphan called Jeffrey Magee who at the age of 11 runs away from his unhappy homelife at his aunt and uncle's to a small town in Pennsylvania called Two Mills. There he learns about race, diversity and how families and friends come in all sizes and colors. The book won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in 1990 and the Newbery Medal in 1991.