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Freak The Mighty

Rodman Philbrick


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/10/2008)
Paperback, Large Print (3/13/2019)
Prebound (5/1/2001)
CD-Audio (3/11/2008)
Library Binding, Large Print (1/10/2019)
Prebound (6/1/2001)
Hardcover (6/1/2005)


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.) * “A wonderful story of triumph over imperfection, shame, and loss.” – School Library Journal, starred review  “Compelling…written with energy and…humor.” – The Bulletin for the Center of Children’s Books

Blue Sky Press, 9780590474122, 176pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1993

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.