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Freak the Mighty
Freak the Mighty
Author: W. R. Philbrick, Bonnie Verburg
A stunning young adult novel by Rodman Philbrick that tells the heartwrenching story of two ³special ed² boys who pair up to form a unique and empowering friendship. 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 formida...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780590474139
ISBN-10: 0590474138
Publication Date: 5/1995
Pages: 169
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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teacherretiredtoread avatar reviewed Freak the Mighty on + 7 more book reviews
This book, about two boys that don't fit in, joining forces to become more than the total of the two parts is a great story of triumph, love, and achievement. It really caught the interests of my at-risk students. They were able to relate to the boys and my problem readers even volunteered to read.
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This was a truly awesome book. I would recommend this to every young adult. It's a breath of fresh air in this "do whatever feels good" ara.


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