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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Sep 05, Selene rated it really liked it. I’m giving this book 3 stars, because I liked it, but I didn’t think it was amazing.

Kevin dubs them Freak the Mighty, and they wander their town using Max’s mobility and Kevin’s brain to conjure up exciting quests. I liked when the author gave specific things when Max and Freak walked into the building. It’s a great story of friendship, overcoming obstacles, and never letting go of dreams. Mighry 17, Catherine rated it liked it Shelves: Bryce the book was ehhh.

What is going to happen? The two become close friends, assuming a new identity when Max begins carrying Kevin on his shoulders. Jun 09, Luke Rosado rated it liked it.

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

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. I recommend this book to anyone at all ages because I think it might show you a lot of thing in life that my really happen these days.


The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. The author’s tone in the book is sad and happy at different points. View all 3 comments. Dec 23, Colby Sharp rated it it was rodmqn Shelves: Short, sweet and heartbreaking.

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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. As a special education teacher I struggled listening to parts of this book.

Freak the Mighty

They have adventures and face some huge obstacles together. Freak the Mighty Freak the Mighty is about a friendship between two boys who are both slow in their philbick way.

I feel it was kinda rushed in places and was a tad violent for a children’s book. 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 Freak the Mighty Freak the Mighty is about a friendship between two boys who are both slow in their own way. I’ll just continue to look forward to teaching it to my students each year These friends had a miguty of adventures.



You can think your way out of everything, even pain. They were emotional near the end. So much suffering for someone so young. To view it, click here. I think the major theme of the story is respect. Invisibility isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In Kevin’s dictionary, he says he’s 70 cm tall and Max is cm tall, which would make him about 6’3″.

Nov 13, Kate rated it really liked it Recommended to Kate by: The “Freak the Mighty” is a fantastic book that follows the stories of two boys, Max and Kevin.

Teen, 17 years old Written by jlowe November 10,