Out of My Mind is a novel by Sharon M. Draper, a New York Times bestselling author. The book is recommended for ages 10 and up and for grades 5-8. The story was written in first person, featuring Melody Brooks, a girl with cerebral palsy.

R.J. Palacio is known for her book Wonder, about a boy with a facial deformation.

Judy Blume is a well-known children's and teen's book author. One notable work is "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret."

Jerry Spinelli is another well-known children's book author. One notable work is "Stargirl."

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