Maniac Magee Characters
Maniac, or Jeffrey, is a young, white boy that ran from his aunt and uncle after his parents died. He ran back to Two Mills, where he came from, and started to live on the East End. Two Mills was split up in 2 parts, West End for whites, East End for blacks.
Amanda Beale is a young, African American girl who loves books. She meets Jeffrey one morning and is kind enough to lend him a book. Eventually, she lets Jeffrey live with her family in her room. She lives on the East End.
John McNab is a bully and is the leader of a group called the Cobras. He absolutely hates Maniac Magee, and wants to constantly beat him up. He is very tall and big, and is a really good pitcher in baseball. He lives in the West End.
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