It was adapted into a movie directed by Peter Chelsom in 1998, though it was re-dubbed as only "The Mighty".
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Kevin uses his imagination to minimize his disability in his every day life.
In Preschool Kevin would march around the school with his leg braces and use his imagination to pretend that he was a robot.
Max is being raised by his mother's parents, Grim and Gram, who seem to be afraid of him. From the time they were small, Max kicked everyone that got near him, and Kevin hit people with his crutch and looked at others with ''death-ray eyes.'' For some reason, however, they never bothered each other.
The summer before eighth grade, the boys connect when Kevin moves in down the street.
Kevin, an eighth grader who lives with his mother Gwen, is one of the two protagonists in this extraordinary novel.
Kevin is a very knowledgeable young boy who doesn't let his disability limit his abilities.
Authors have a unique opportunity to share something they find important with their readers.
The main points that readers take away from a novel are known as the theme.