Eleven-year old Melody has a photographic memory. Maybe you wish you had that kind of memory but everything that Melody knows and feels is stuck inside her head until she gets a computerized communication board. Then, Melody becomes a member of her school's academic bowl team and the team makes it all the way to the finals in Washington,D.C. Then, the team leaves Melody behind at the airport. How will Melody's team fare without her? If you liked Cynthia Lord's Rules you will enjoy this book.
Similar books: Rules by Cynthia Lord;
Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman
Awards nominated: 2013 Rebecca Caudill Nominee
Awards won: 2013 Bluestem Award
Date read: 4/27/2010
Fifth Grader's Attitude Makes the Difference
You would think that reading a book about a girl 'stuck' in her mind due to Cerebral Palsy would be a sad experience. Melody's attitude makes it more optimistic. The audiobook reader captures Melody's spirit, making listening an uplifting experience.