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The Resource Out of my mind, Sharon M. Draper, (electronic resource)

Out of my mind, Sharon M. Draper, (electronic resource)

Label
Out of my mind
Title
Out of my mind
Statement of responsibility
Sharon M. Draper
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 again and again. If only she could speak up, if only she could tell people what she thinks and knows ... but she can't, because Melody can't talk. She can't walk. She can't write." "Being stuck inside her head is making Melody go out of her mind--that is, until she discovers something that will allow her to speak for the first time ever. At last Melody has a voice ... but not everyone around her is ready to hear it."--Book Jacket
Summary
Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time
Theme
Storyline
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Award
  • Beehive Children's Fiction Book Award (Utah), 2012.
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2012.
  • Bluestem Award: Illinois' Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award, 2013.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 2011.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Middle School, 2013.
  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota) for Juvenile Fiction, 2013.
  • Josette Frank Award, 2011.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2013.
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 2013.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2014.
  • Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Minnesota), Division II (Grades 6-8), 2014.
  • Nutmeg Children's Book Award, Intermediate category, 2014.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 6-8, 2013.
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2013.
  • Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (Florida), 2012.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 2012.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Middle Books, 2013.
Awards note
Bank Street College: Josette Frank Award, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
346232
Cataloging source
ZZC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 10 up
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Out of my mind, Sharon M. Draper, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EBD1F7B7-3AD3-4F14-A66E-0EA96E9C229E
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Control code
ocn871229250
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (295 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781416980452
Lccn
2009018404
Specific material designation
other
Stock number
EBD1F7B7-3AD3-4F14-A66E-0EA96E9C229E
System control number
(OCoLC)871229250
Label
Out of my mind, Sharon M. Draper, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EBD1F7B7-3AD3-4F14-A66E-0EA96E9C229E
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Control code
ocn871229250
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (295 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781416980452
Lccn
2009018404
Specific material designation
other
Stock number
EBD1F7B7-3AD3-4F14-A66E-0EA96E9C229E
System control number
(OCoLC)871229250

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