Freak moves in next to Max at the start of eighth grade with his mom.
After school Kevin asks Max if he'll take him to the fair if he gives him $5. So Max says sure I'll take you to the fireworks.
Blade and his gang drop Lorreta's purse in the storm drain. So Kevin and Max go on a quest to find the purse in the drain. Once Max and Kevin find the drain they grab rope look inside then throw the rope up to the near by ladder to a house. Then once the drain cap is off they hoist the rope down to grab her purse.
Max, Grim and Gram go to Kevin's house for dinner. Once dinner is over all of them open presents and give presents to each other. So Kevin gives Max something special, his dictionary. Since Max has his dictionary he can learn words easier because the words in Kevin's dictionary are in a simple way to understand.