YA boy coming of age from 80's or 90's

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YA boy coming of age from 80's or 90's

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nov 19, 2011, 1:51am

I read this book in the 8th grade which was in 1999, so the book was probably from the late 80's or 90's . .

The plot I can remember is about a boy, who I believe was either homeless or traveled around a lot with his parents (but they weren't a big part of the story as far as I recall)

There was a bully at one point and the first time the main character sees him he's big and scary, but then he goes to the same town again a few years later and they're about the same size. The main part I remember is that the main character and the bully race and the main char. turns around and wins the race backwards.

Any help is appreciated. . .Thanks.

nov 19, 2011, 3:39am

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli beats bully Mars Bar Thompson in a foot race running backwards - published 1990. Is that it?

nov 19, 2011, 1:12pm

That is exactly the book! Thanks.