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Author: Sharon M Draper
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Eleven-year-old Melody has a photographic memory. Her head is like a video camera that is always recording. Always. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee, 2011-2012
Sasquatch Reading Award: Winner:
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon M Draper
ISBN: 9781416971702 141697170X 9781416980452 1416980458 9780329839192 0329839195 9781613831335 1613831331 9781416971719 1416971718 9781451738803 1451738803
OCLC Number: 401713291
Notes: Includes reading group guide.
Awards: Bank Street College: Josette Frank Award, 2011.
Washington Library Association, Sasquatch Reading Award, 2013.
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.; Middle School.; 700
Description: 295 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Sharon M. Draper.
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From a multiple Coretta Scott King Award-winning author comes the story of a brilliant girl that no one knows about because she cannot speak or write.  Read more...

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Unflinching and realistic...Rich in details of both the essential normalcy and the difficulties of a young person with cerebral palsy. -Kirkus STARRED REVIEW Melody Brooks, in a wheelchair and unable Read more...

 
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A great read for all

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-04-22) Excellent Permalink

Sharon Draper does it again. She tells an incredible story of Melody a 5th Grader who has cerebral palsy. She is brilliant and has a photographic memory but is unable to share this with the rest of the world. She finally discovers a way to talk with the help of technology her parents and Mrs. V. Her...
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