In chapter two, Maniac Magee ran 200 miles took him 51 weeks. He did it all with no help or provisions at all. He finally made it to a little town that was racially divided called Two Mills.
In chapter Four, Jeffrey inturrupted a football game. He ran onto the field, book in hand, and he caught the football all with one hand. Then he punted it to the reciever who caught it perfectly.
In chapter five, Maniac Magee saves a boy from the evil neighbor's house after a couple high school boys thought it would be a funny joke to toss him over the gate of the Finesterwald backyark. Maniac Magee saves him