We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Maniac Magee

Maniac Magee

  

by Jerry Spinelli

Maniac Magee Chapter 10 Summary

  • Maniac doesn't know he doesn't belong in the East End, and he recognizes some of the streets from when he met Amanda.
  • This time is a little different though—it's a Saturday, and there are kids everywhere. One in particular takes particular notice of Maniac.
  • Maniac Magee, meet Mars Bar Thompson.
  • Mars Bar's got a candy bar hanging out of his mouth and offers (a.k.a. challenges) Maniac to take a bite. Maniac figures why not, and takes a bite.
  • Right over Mars' teeth marks.
  • Now Mars is confused. And a confused Mars is a mad Mars.
  • Before Maniac realizes it, he's in a confrontation. At the center of it all is the book he's bringing back to Amanda.
  • One ripped out page later, a neighborhood lady breaks up the fight and sends Maniac back to where he belongs.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...