Max and the Mountain book by Erin Langley music and lyrics by Andy Cloninger Max and the Mountain is a musical addressing bullying, teamwork,and individuality. Appropriate for K-6th grade. Ten year-old Max has been awaiting summer vacation anxiously all year. Camp Jitterbug is hiking all the way to the top of the Adirondack's Whiteface Mountain! An overnight sleep-out, a visit to an ancient burial ground, and roasted hot dogs are enough to excite any camper, right? Wrong. When Max finds out his group consists of two girls, overzealous Counselor Jane and bookworm Amelia Anne his hopes of adventure sink.And things only get worse when the group gets lost in the middle of the woods. But, with the help of a spunky salamander, Max learns the strength of teamwork and to appreciate the unique strengths and talents of different people. Jitterbug Theatre Productions is a touring theatre that travels around the US performing original musicals for elementary and intermediate schools.