Out of My Mind

Draper, S. (2010). Out of My Mind. NY: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Melody is gifted with photographic memory. She can remember everything she’s ever seen; however she can’t walk, or talk. Melody has cerebral palsy, a condition that affects 6609765.jpgpeople differently. In Melody’s case, she finds it difficult to move in the same way that normal people can. Moving her legs and feet is difficult and even rolling over on the floor requires a monumental effort. But because of her condition, Melody is looked down on by most adults and fellow kids at her school. Melody refuses to live like this and wants to find a way to show to the world how incredibly smart she is and how she is way more than just her condition. And with some help from a friend and her loving parents, Melody might just find a way to show to the world that she is thinking and that she is just like everyone else.

Out of My Mind is a beautiful book that makes you wan to read the book in one sitting.

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