Publication Date: March 1, 2013
Reading Level: Lexile Measure 930L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level W
Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8
Number of Pages: 213 pages
Approximate Word Count: 58,560 words
Audible Book Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Book Themes: Isolation, Appearances, family, Friendship, Cunning and Cleverness, Lies and Deceit
Genre: Young Adult Literature, Coming-of-Age
Setting: Anytown, USA
Books are like truth serum-- if you don't read, you can't figure out what's real.
First Line: I never had a brain until Freak came along and let me borrow his for a while, and that’s the truth, the whole truth.
Point of View: First Person (Central Narrator -- Max)