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Learning-disabled Max and his new friend, Freak, whose birth defect has affected his body but not his brilliant mind, find that, working together, they make a p. Read Common Sense Media’s Freak the Mighty review, age rating, and parents Freak the Mighty Book Poster Image Rodman Philbrick ยท Friendship; Freak the Mighty. Rodman Philbrick, Author, W. R. Philbrick, Author Blue Sky Press (AZ) $ (p) ISBN

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To be honest I wasn’t that impressed. Oct 25, Jaclyn rated it liked it Shelves: Anyhow, a small and very smart eighth grader named Freak Kevin and a rather big and not so smart eighth grader named Max Mighty didnt have any friends until Freak moved in the block next door to Mighty and then they both became friends.

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I want others opinions on what they thought of the book. Lists with This Book. This article is about the book.

Published init was followed by the novel Max the Mighty in Iggy says that the two of them once knew Max’s father. The ending is satisfying because once you’ve finished the book you immediately realize that you have just read something that you will always remember as one of the best books you’ve read in your life. They consider “having some fun” with the boys but don’t because they are afraid that Max’s father will get parole even though he’s serving a life sentence.


Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options Just in the movies. Informizely customer feedback surveys. Many people are attracted to others who can help them and vise versa. This was a good book. If you liked Freak the Mighty check out other books from Rodman Philbrick.

Together they help one another conquer difficulties that arise. I’d estimate that I’ve read it aloud to my students some 40 to 50 times now. I can’t believe it took me this long to read this little title.

Freak the Mighty (Freak The Mighty, #1) by Rodman Philbrick

phklbrick Despite Max’s lack of knowledge and disability, he escapes by acting on Freak’s orders, but the two are driven into a muddy millpondFreak riding on Max’s shoulders. I think the major theme of the story is respect. Max on the other hand was strong and mighty like his father. This was an inspiring story which really benefited from Max’s perspective.

This is a story about an unlikely friendship between two boys who have issues to deal with. After running and struggling Max and Freak finally get away and the police go after Tony D. These friends had a variety of adventures.

He teaches Max how to use his imagination to create exciting adventures: The star phlbrick reflects overall quality and learning potential. The parents’ guide to what’s in this book.

Learn how we rate. He meets a small friend who is small and does more of the talking. Talk to your kids about After Max is kidnapped by his father, the two walk to Iggy Lee’s apartment in the Testaments. I had a feeling the story would end the way it did, but it still felt like a happy ending because of how much Max grows from his friendship Max is looked upon as dangerous, both because of his enormous size and the fact that his father is in jail for murder.

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Both boys are fatherless, since Kevin’s father left when it roman obvious he was different. What parents need to know Parents need to know that one main character has a learning disability and lives with his grandparents because his father was put in prison for murdering his mother.

In the book when they were together they mostly went by freak the mighty.

One day, Max sees Loretta, who tells him “Doing nothing’s a drag, kid”, so Max frea, all of the adventures he and Freak had, in honor of his best friend. For many years he wrote mysteries and detective novels. This book was a fantastic read! Nov 30, Lailani Camacho rated it it was amazing.

Freak the Mighty

On Christmas Eve, Max is woken up by his father, Killer Kane, who has come to take him to train him to be his assistant. The story is told by Max’s point of view as you will find out.

What is going to happen?