Synopses & Reviews
Meet Maxwell Kane, narrator of Freak the Mighty. Hes a timid soul stuck in the body of a teenage giant with size 14 shoes. Haunted by a dark secret in his past, he hides out in his basement room, avoiding the world. But when a new kid moves in next door Maxs life changes forever. The two outcasts form the ‘normal world team up to become “Freak the Mighty.”
Like knights of old they defend the weak, right every wrong-and solve the mystery of Maxs past. Proving once and for all that courage comes in all sizes.
The story of two learning disabled boys--one a slow learner stuck in the body of a teenage giant and the other, a tiny Einstein stuck in leg braces--who pair up to form a unique and empowering friendship.
About the Author
Rodman Philbrick published more than fifteen adult mystery and suspense novels before writing Freak the Mighty. He and his wife, novelist Lynn Harnett, divide their time between Maine and the Florida Keys.