Learning disabled and physically overgrown Max has no friends until a tiny and brilliant boy moves into the house next door. The two misfits forge a friendship that gives them enough courage to face school, bullies, and even Max's jailed father. The inspiration for the feature film The Mighty, this moving and funny story will inspire any kid who's ever felt like an outsider.
Special Afterwords edition includes:
About the Author
Q&A With the Author
Rodman Philbrick's Writing Tips
Excerpt From Max the Mighty
Learning Highlights This memorable story imparts valuable lessons in the true meaning of friendship, tolerance, and believing in yourself.