Middle School Novels
A brilliant, emotionally charged novel about two boys. One is a slow learner, too large for his age, and the other is a tiny, disabled genius. The two pair up to create one formidable human force known as "Freak the Mighty."
MAX. FREAK. BEST FRIENDS. FOREVER.
Millicent Min is having a bad summer. Her fellow high school students hate her for setting the curve. Her fellow 11-year-olds hate her for going to high school. And her mother has arranged for her to tutor Stanford Wong, the poster boy for Chinese geekdom.
Skeezie, Addie, Joe, and Bobby call themselves the Gang of Five. Wonder why? Their name is a welcoming to any other kid out there who may find him/herself to be a misfit.
Together, they want to survive the seventh grade and the one-word jokes their classmates have tried to reduce them to.
Slam's grades aren't so hot, though. He knows it, but he doesn't want to hear it.