by Jerry Spinelli
Maniac Magee Resources
So it's not a candy store or a pizza place, but it is the blog of a heart doctor named Cobble.
Here's the website of the town where Jerry Spinelli himself grew up.
Movies and TV
This is Nickelodeon's version in 2003. You probably won't recognize anybody.
Articles and Interviews
This isn't some dry, boring, "give us your thoughts on the meaning of life" interview—this is questions you want to know the answers to, asked by kids like you.
Here's a transcript of a longer interview with our man Spinelli.
Here's why striking out Willie Mays is such a big deal: he's one of the greatest baseball players in the history of the game. And now you have visual evidence.
So there are kids who run, and there are kids who run and make a difference. Maybe Maniac isn't so far fetched after all.
Just a pair of feet—and a big, honking Newbery Medal—on the cover of the 1992 edition.
Does he look like what you imagined?