Forgot your password?  

Out of My Mind Summary
Sharon Draper

Everything you need to understand or teach Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper.

  • Out of My Mind Summary & Study Guide

Out of My Mind Summary

Plot Summary

Out of My Mind is a novel by Sharon M. Draper. In this novel, Melody Brooks is an eleven-year-old girl with cerebral palsy. Melody's body is stiff and uncooperative, forcing her to use a wheelchair. Her mind works well, but she cannot speak. Melody hates her boring special education classes and the fact that she cannot make her thoughts and opinions known, even to her parents. Hence Melody has to fight to get what she wants. Eventually, Melody is given a computer that helps her speak and communicate in a regular fifth grade class. Melody even gets the opportunity to participate in a trivia competition. Unfortunately, even great success cannot change opinions of those who cannot see beyond the physical. This is a fact Melody is forced to face despite everything she accomplishes. Out of My Mind is a brilliant novel that takes the reader into the world...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The Out of My Mind Study Pack contains:

Out of My Mind Study Guide

Follow Us on Facebook
You might also be interested in: