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
• QandA With the Author
• Rodman Philbrick's Writing Tips
• Excerpt From Max the Mighty