Melody is an eleven year girl who has cerebral palsy. This makes it very difficult for her to walk, talk and move here muscles. She has a photographic memory and is very intelligent but people don't know that.
People ONLY see Melody's disability, not her abilities. When she is put in a "inclusion" classroom, the kids make fun of her and ignore her.
Melody received a medi talking computer which she named Elvira. Melody made on whiz kids team even though Mr.dimming didn't believe she would be one of them. Mrs.v taught Melody a ton of information
The whiz kids travel to Washington without Melody and they lose the competition. They came in 9th place. They did not call Melody to let her know the flight had been cancelled.
The whiz kids lose the competition. Melody's mom gets mad at Mr.Dimming for leaving Melody behind. Melody's baby sister, Penny accidentally gets run over and Melody was very upset because she was unable to communicate.
When Melody goes to school, the Whiz kids give her the 9th place trophy but she hits it on the ground and it breaks. Melody leaves the inclusion classroom.