Freak the Mighty

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Scholastic Inc., 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 169 pages
89 Reviews

Two boys – a slow learner stuck in the body of a teenage giant and a tiny Einstein in leg braces – forge a unique friendship when they pair up to create one formidable human force. (Made into the film, The Mighty.) * “A wonderful story of triumph over imperfection, shame, and loss.” – School Library Journal, starred review “Compelling…written with energy and…humor.” – The Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books

  

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Review: Freak the Mighty (Freak The Mighty #1)

User Review  - Devin.f - Goodreads

If you're looking for a book to read, read one of the most amazing books I have ever read, Freak the Mighty. I would recommend it to anyone who loves a powerful friendship like Freak and Max's. I ... Read full review

Review: Freak the Mighty (Freak The Mighty #1)

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

What do you get when you put a 2-foot tall genius on the shoulders of a 7-foot tall* son of a convicted murderer? Freak the Mighty, of course. Individually, these two are Kevin, AKA "Freak," and ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

I started writing when I was about 12," Rodman Philbrick recalls. Now he is an award-winning author of more than 20 books for both adult and young adult readers. His widely acclaimed young adult novel, Freak the Mighty, was made into a movie, The Mighty. Before finding success as a writer, Philbrick, who is from Boston, worked as a carpenter, boat builder, and longshoreman. "I kept writing because that was the only thing I really wanted to do," he says. He and his wife, Lynn Harnett - with whom he has collaborated on a number of novels for young readers - divide their time between Maine and the Florida Keys. For more information about Rodman Philbrick, visit: scholastic.com/tradebooks and rodmanphilbrick.com

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