Melody is a very smart 11 year old girl. Melody has cerebral palsy which makes it hard for her to control her body muscles and display emotions. Cerebral palsy makes it hard for her to do everyday things like communticating, walking, and even eating
Melody finally joins a normal class, where she gets the chance to interact with "normal" kids, but not all of the teachers and students treat her well. Which makes it rough for her to transition. People judge her, Melody just wishes her body was normal like the other kids.
Melody joins the math team, despite the doubts of teachers are peers. Melody ends up being the best and she even carries her team to the national math competition
When Melody arrives the airport, she and her mom finds that the flight had been cancelled and the rest of the math team had left without her. Without a call nor explanation. Melody is left crushed knowing that her team had purposely left her.
When going to school the next morning Melody sees her baby sister Penny run out behind the car. Trying to warn her mother,Melody kicks and screams trying to get her mother to understand, but instead of that Melody's mother becomes frustrated and hits Melody all the while hitting Penny with the back of the car.
While Penny is injured she will be fine.When Melody gets to school she figures out that the math team lost with out her. She breaks the 9th place trophy and leaves the classroom