Everything you need to understand or teach Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick.
Unlikely friends Maxwell Kane and Kevin “Freak” Avery together form the duo of Freak the Mighty. Max is an overly large warmhearted eighth grader with a learning disability while Freak is brilliant but physically small and handicapped by Morquio syndrome. But with Freak on the shoulders of Max, they both find an enduring friendship that not only saves Max’s life but leaves him with their incredible story to share after Freak’s death.
Freak the Mighty Lesson Plans contain 133 pages of teaching material, including: