Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions.Â She is afraid to ask for help; after all, how can you cure dumb? However, her newest teacher Mr. Daniels sees the bright, creative kid underneath the trouble maker. With his help, Ally learns not to be so hard on herself and that dyslexia is nothing to be ashamed of. As her confidence grows, Ally feels free to be herself and the world starts opening up with possibilities. She discovers that thereâ€™s a lot more to herâ€”and to everyoneâ€”than a label, and that great minds donâ€™t always think alike.
The author of the belovedÂ One for the MurphysÂ gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone whoâ€™s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didnâ€™t fit in. This paperbaChapter Bookck edition includes The Sketchbook of Impossible Things and discussion questions.