Publication Date: March 9, 2010
Reading Level: Lexile Measure 700L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level S
Interest Level: Grades 3-5
Major Awards: New York Times Bestselling Novel for nine weeks, 2011 IRA Teachers' Choice Book
Number of Pages: 320 pages
Approximate Word Count: 59,305 words -- The average reader will spend 3 hours and 57 minutes reading Out of My Mind at 250 words per minute.*
Audible Book Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
Book Themes: Disability and Ability, Language and Comminication, Acceptance vs Rejection, Family
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Setting: Melody's House, Mrs. V's House, Melody's School
Words have always swirled around me like snowflakes-each one delicate and different, each one melting untouched in my hands.
First Line: I’m surrounded by thousands of words. Maybe millions.
Point of View: First Person from the Perspective of Melody Brooks
* Extimate from Book Length