Freak the Mighty (Paperback)
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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.")
About the Author
Rodman Philbrick is the author of six award-winning novels for young readers. His first novel, " Freak the Mighty," won the California Young Reader Medal. It was received with great acclaim and has sold more than a million copies. The sequel, "Max the Mighty," received starred reviews, and his novel "The Fire Pony "was named a 1996 Capital Choice. His more recent books for the Blue Sky Press are" REM World; The Last Book in the Universe," which was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; and "The Young Man and the Sea," which received a starred review from School Library Journal. He and his wife live in Maine and the Florida Keys.