Day 1 - orphan - a child whose parents are deceased.
Pg. 5 - And just like that, Maniac was an orphan.
legend - an unverifiable story handed down from the past.
Pg. 8 - The legend doesn’t have the answer.
Read Chapters 1-5 Pages 5 - 19.
Quiz - 10 questions.
Day 2 - pandemonium - a place marked with disorder and wild ; confusion.
Pg. 25 - Pandemonium on the sidelines.
Read Chapters 6-11 Pages 20-40.
Day 3 - allergy - pathological or abnormal reaction to environmental ; substances, as foods, dust, pollens, or microorganisms.
Pg. 48 - He said it might be an allergy.
Read Chapters 12-16 Pages 41-58.
Quiz on Chapters 6-16 10 questions.
Day 4 - confetti - small pieces of paper thrown during a happy occasion.
Pg. 74 - Scraps of paper fluttered down in a shower of homemade confetti.
Read Chapters 17-21 Pages 59-76
Quiz 7 questions
Day 5 - dumbfounded - to confound with amazement
Pg. 87 - Dumbfounded, the old man drove back out of the park to the nearest diner, where he sat with a cup of coffee while the boy wolfed down meatloaf and gravy, mashed potatoes, zucchini, salad, and coconut custard pie.
Repertoire - the accomplishments or skills of a person.
Pg. 97 - Except for one pitch, the only one left in his repertoire from the old days.
Read Chapters 22-26 Pages 79-99
Quiz -6 questions
Vocabulary Practice 2
Day 6 - Mourner - a person who expressing grief or sorrow.
Pg. 116 - Maniac was the only mourner.
Read Chapters 27-32 Pages 100-118.
Quiz - 5 questions
Day 7 - replicas - a reproduction or copy of something.
Pg. 123 - The only buildings here were tiny log-and-mortar- cabins, replicas of the army’s shelters.
Read Chapters 33-36 Pages 121-140
Quiz - 5 questions
Day 8 - feats - a notable act or achievement.
Pg. 141 - Thus began a series of heroic feats by Maniac Magee.
ecstatic - the state of intense joy or delight.
Pg. 149 - The reunion had been ecstatic and tearful and nonstop and happy, and inside he was pure July.
Read Chapters 37-41 Pages 141-161
Vocabulary Practice 3
Day 9 Read Chapters 42 -46 Pages 162- 184
Quiz - 8 questions
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