Freak The Mighty, Book 1

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Scholastic Inc., Mar 1, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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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.)

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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick; from prior to LT; (5*) I loved this Y/A book about a boy, large for his age but slow, and a boy, small for his age, physically handicapped & ill with Morquio ... Read full review

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User Review  - RalphLagana - LibraryThing

I actually prefer Max the Mighty, which is the sequel to this book. This is an at times inspiring book and gives poignant account of book struggling with a terrible disease and his resolve to not let it dampen his spirits. Phillbrick can tell a tale for sure. Read full review

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