Out of My Mind

Sharon Draper


     The book Out of My Mind is a great book.The main character is Melody Brooks. Melody can't walk, can't talk, and can't take care of herself. She goes to Spaulding Street Elementary School. She gets into a competition and everyone thinks she is cheating, but she helps them win the competition overall. They get to got to Washington and try out for the nationwide competition. The group of people(except for Melody) get on the plane to Washington and lose the competition in 9th place. They feel bad for what happened. So they give melody the cheap plastic trophy that they won. She slams it on the ground and it breaks;everyone starts to laugh(even Rose).This is a great book for children of all ages,even adults.