Freak the Mighty

by Rodman Philbrick

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Book Information

Publication Date: March 1, 2013


Reading Level: Lexile Measure 930L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level W


Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8


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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


Important Quote: 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)

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