Freak the Mighty (Scholastic Gold) by Philbrick, Rodman
Rodman Philbrick
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Freak the Mighty (Scholastic Gold) -- Rodman Philbrick - Paperback


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

Freak the Mighty joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content It has been over twenty years -- and more than two million copies, eight foreign editions, and a popular Miramax feature film -- since the world was introduced to this powerful story of a unique friendship between a troubled, oversized boy and the tiny, physically challenged genius who proves that courage comes in all sizes. This simple yet timeless story explores many themes, including bullying -- an important topic in today's schools. Freak the Mighty is sure to remain fresh, dramatic, and memorable for the next twenty years and beyond

Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Published: 06/01/2001
Pages: 192
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 7.50h x 5.20w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9780439286060
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.5
Point Value: 5
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 5331 / Freak the Mighty/The Mighty

About the Author
Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick has written more than a dozen novels for young readers. In 1993, he published his first children's book, Freak the Mighty, which became an instant classic, and was made into a feature film. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg was a 2010 Newbery Honor Book. Philbrick's other acclaimed novels include Max the Mighty, The Young Man and the Sea, The Last Book in the Universe, Zane and the Hurricane, and Wildfire. Philbrick divides his time between Maine and the Florida Keys. You can learn more about him on his website: rodmanphilbrick.com.

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