Rising Action (At the football game, the baseball game, and at Finsterwall's)
Climax (When he gets to the McNab's house)
Jeffery Lionel Magee was born in Hollidaysburg and lived with his mom and dad. One day, his parents die in a car accident and he moves in with his aunt and uncle, who hated each other, for 8 years. One day at school, he runs away, never to return
Jeffery "Maniac" Magee runs for a whole year without stopping or turning back. One day for, an unknown reason, he stops running when he reaches Two Mills, PA. Maniac goes on both sides of the segregated town and does the unthinkable with a book in his hands at all times. He even moves in with a black family-the Beales.
One day, when Maniac came home from his daily run, he found the side of the Beales house vandilized and he thought this was all his fault. the then ran away from the house and made a friend, Grayson, who died a few months later. He than ran back into McNab and lived with him for a while.