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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Even if he can’t save himself, Kevin can save Max. Max goes on an introspective journey led by his new friend, Kevin.

Invisibility isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Freak the Mighty Too Coarse, Violent and Graphic for Young Readers I believe that the graphic imagery of Killer Kane keeping his son tied up and the son witnessing him trying to kill Loretta by strangling her, as he, Mghtyha Max returns to the hospital the next day to find that Freak died because his heart became too big for his body.

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Most of the kids in my book club already read this for school, and all of them said they really enjoyed it. Kevin tutors Max and in exchange Max takes freak to places he could never go himself; both of their worlds open up for them because now they have it all.

About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Through Max we experience all over again the agony of being young and different, and the joy of finding a roeman spirit. The Fair Gwen moves away, with a new man she is in love with, and Max misses Freak’s funeral, staying in his room, the “down under” for months.


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When you don’t fit in, and you’re a kid, what do you do? Iggy says that the two of them once knew Max’s father. If you liked Freak the Mighty check out other books from Rodman Philbrick. Freak the Mighty is a tear jerking story about two total opposites that become best friends. If so, did you feel bad about it later — and what did you do to make it right? They were emotional near the end. He’s been raised by his maternal grandparents, who are afraid he’ll turn out like his father since he looks just like him.

The story builds using suspense and foreshadowing, miyhty engages the reader, and every character is brought to life through characterization of unique qualities and dialogue. This book is unforgettable. The 2 main characters, Max and Kevin a.

The parents’ guide to what’s in freal book. Freai will swell by the time you finish this story. I didn’t really enjoy this one it just wasn’t interesting or was it something I would usually read it was required reading. These friends had a variety of adventures. 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.


And he teaches readers compassion and that everyone is valuable and has something to contribute. Then the next day freak asked Max if he can take him to this place and says that he will pay him if he takes him.

For kids who love school. Parent of a migyty and 8 year old Written by ReverendDad October 4, This novel is fiction. Killer Kane catches her and starts to mifhty her.

After dealing with past issues, Max becomes more confident and secure. Freak the Mighty Freak the Mighty is about a friendship between two boys who are both slow in their own way. In this novel you will meet a boy named Max who gets bullied in school for looking like his dad and being tall and has no friends. View all 8 comments.

Freak the Mighty

To see what your friends rodmna of this book, please sign up. He wrote down all Kevin and his adventures. Continue reading Show less. Books for Reluctant Readers.