Melody is an eleven year old girl that has cerebral palsy.This makes it very difficult to walk and talk and control 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 it on the wiz kids team even though Mr. Diming didn't believe she be one of them. Mrs. v.
the wiz kids travel to washington without Melody and they lose the competition. They came 9th. They did not call Melody to let her know the flight was cancelled.
The whiz kids lose the competition. Melody's mom gets really mad at Mr. Dimming. 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 throws it on the ground and it breaks. Melody leaves the inclusion classroom.