Our first book of the 2012/2013 year is Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper
Melody is eleven and she has never spoken a single word. She can’t walk. Or write. She lives with a head full of words and an intelligence that rivals most around her. Yet none of it is apparent except to her family and wonderful neighbour Mrs. V. Life changes when she finds a way to begin communicating with the world. Hers is a voice you might never forget.