A popular and sporty boy in Ally's class. He loves parties and wants to throw one at school at every opportunity. Though he hangs out with Shay, Jessica, and the other popular girls, Ally implies that Max is nicer than they are and doesn't bully people. He'll play with Oliver at times and, when he discovers that Shay staged a love letter from him to Ally, he's very upset with her and with Jessica.
Max Character Timeline in Fish in a Tree
The timeline below shows where the character Max appears in Fish in a Tree. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 2: Yellow Card
Chapter 9: Bag Full of Nothing
Chapter 10: Promises, Promises...
Chapter 11: Scrambled Egg
Chapter 14: Boxed In and Boxed Out
Chapter 15: Ungreased Gears
Chapter 29: Fish in a Tree
Chapter 37: A Chicken, a Wolf, and a Problem
Chapter 39: To-Shay
Chapter 41: Not-So-Secret Letter
Chapter 44: Tales of a Sixth Grade Something