Author(s): Rodman Philbrick
Maxwell Kane is feared and bullied because of his mental slowness and enormous size. His father is in jail for murdering his mother. Kevin is smart, quirky and funny but he suffers from a rare genetic condition that inhibits his growth. Together they are formidable and become Freak the Mighty.
Rodman Philbrick is an outstanding author who has won the prestigious American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults and Quick Pick Awards. Freak the Mighty has been made into a Hollywood film.