Out of My Mind Questions and Answers

Out of My Mind

When Sharon Draper wrote Out of My Mind, she was not trying to replicate any person's actual experiences, so no, it is not based on a true story. However, Draper was inspired to write the novel...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2019 4:11 am UTC

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Out of My Mind

I would argue that the main theme of Out of My Mind is living with disability. Eleven-year-old Melody was born with cerebral palsy and has required assistance with daily tasks her entire life. She...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2021 7:53 am UTC

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Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper tells the story of Melody Brooks, an intelligent eleven-year-old girl who was born with Cerebral Palsy. Through first-person point of view, we learn about the...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2020 2:04 pm UTC

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Out of My Mind

When Melody is eight years old, her mother becomes pregnant. With Melody having been born with cerebral palsy, her parents have great fears that her sibling will also have this disorder. Baby...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2020 6:58 am UTC

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Out of My Mind

Rose is not really friends with Molly and Claire. The first thing Melody tells the reader about Molly and Claire is that they are best friends who are mean to many other students and make fun of...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2019 7:05 pm UTC

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Out of My Mind

As Melody never tires of pointing out, her condition—spastic bilateral quadriplegia—may limit her body but not her mind. Despite what ignorant people may think about her, Melody is exceptionally...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2019 4:57 am UTC

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