Freak the Mighty
Blue Sky Press
At the beginning of eighth grade, learning disabled Max and his new friend Freak, whose birth defect has affected his body but not his brilliant mind, find that when they combine forces they make a powerful team.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Family member death; Incarceration; Legal guardianship; Single parent; Learning disability; Physical disability; legal guardian; grandparents raising grandchild; child living with relative; relatives raising relative; mobility; prosthesis; learning disability; single mother; incarcerated father; deceased mother
canes; prosthetic legs; tall; giant; short; best friends; friendship; school; small town; imagination; summer
Philbrick, Rodman, "Freak the Mighty" (1993). Diverse Families. 2127.