The powerful sequel to the award-winning Freak the Mighty.
Fourteen-year-old Max is back and he finds himself defending a solitary girl nicknamed “Worm” against a cruel man known as the Undertaker. Against all odds, the teens embark on a perilous journey in search of Worm’s father, and must face something more frightening than death itself.
Written in a haunting yet uplifting first-person voice, Publishers Weekly calls Max the Mighty “a rip-roaring, heartwarming escapade.”
Rodman Philbrick published more than 15 adult mystery and suspense novels before writing the award-winning young adult book Freak the Mighty, which was made into a major motion picture. The sequel, Max the Mighty, received starred reviews, and his novel The Fire Pony was… More about Rodman Philbrick