Out of My Mind
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Eleven-year-old Melody has a photographic memory. Her head is like a video camera that is always recording. And there's no delete button. She's the smartest kid in her whole school—but no one knows it. Most people—her teachers and doctors included—don't think she's capable of learning, and up until recently her school days consisted of listening to the same preschool-level alphabet lessons again and again and again. If only she could speak up, if only she could tell people what she thinks and knows. She can't walk.
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Over 1. It speaks volumes. Eleven-year-old Melody is not like most people. All because she has cerebral palsy. But she also has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. But Melody refuses to be defined by her disability. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!