Out Of My Mind Hayden Keech (Personification giving human qualities to…
Out Of My Mind
giving human qualities to things and ideas
pg 43 your a smart little cookie
pg 49 he wants to marry miss cumulus cloud, but shes to soft and pretty to be bothered with such a scary
pg 46 i have magic thumbs
pg 140 cool beans
pg 143 it got HD high tech guts and its designed to rock her world
pg 165 words float easily into my head
pg 165 but numbers seem to sink to the bottom of my head like rocks
pg 195 but as quickly as that moment happened it disappeared
pg 143 smart cookie
pg 109 cute t-shirt
words whose sound suggests its meaning
pg 13 step, fart, step, fart ,step, fart
pg 5 the whump and the whoosh of the furnace coming alive
pg 11 and bam
pg 19 my name is Dr. hugely, he said in his booming voice
pg. 31 lets decorate children, she said in her squeaky voice
pg 19 they fell with a wooden clatter
pg 42 it squeaked when you touch it
pg 34 he makes other noises to, whistles, grunts, and shrieks
pg 223" click"
pg 54 buh is the sound of the letter b
a figure of speech stating that two things are similar
p.3 ''My balance is like zip-humpty dumpty has better balance than me.''
p.160 ''Thousands of glorious tidbits of information.''
p.192 ''The next two weeks pass by in a whirlwind.''
p.21 ''I knew all the words and melodies of a hundred songs-a symphony exploding inside my head.''
p.90 ''Comparing my new chair to my old one is like comparing a Mercedes to a skateboard.''
pg.216 our team has a secret weapon, you
pg.261 "the morning started out like crystal, but the day has turned to broken glass"
pg. 211 i'm dead meat
pg.149 "Brains of steel"
pg. 149 your a bird, melody
an extravagant exaggeration
pg 42 but it had been a million miles long
pg 45 i had a million thoughts in my head
pg 1 i'm surrounded by thousands of words
pg 22 even though he had been to college like a million times
pg 40 must be miles of material in those things
pg 41 bring her back in 20 years
pg 160 thousands of glorious tidbits of information
pg 107 without falling a million times
pg 133 this will take a year to read and understand
pg 132 a mile of bubble wrap
a comparison using 'like' or 'as'
pg.1 words have always swirled around me like snowflakes
pg. 19 i slide out of my wheelchair like a piece of spaghetti
pg.29 they would need x-ray vision like superman to see inside my head
pg.39 if Mrs. V is, well, like a tree, then my mom is like a twig next to her
pg. 90 comparing my new chair to my old one lie comparing a Mercedes to a skateboard
pg 42 i was on my back stuck like a turtle
pg.154 he railed them lie a football coach
pg.142 miss Gordon, who looked like she want to squeeze Claire like and empty tube of toothpaste
pg 165 but the numbers seemed to sink in my head like rocks
pg. 153 they think my brain is messed up like the rest of me
repeated consonant sound at the beginning of a word
pg. 104 budget bustin' paperwork
pg.168 we watch wisps
pg. 80 spoon, slurp, swallow
pg. 104 "dimmwit dimming"
pg.94 she snorted snot
pg. 5 big booming Beethoven
pg. 96 boogie woogie bugle boy
pg.174 chocolate covered clothes
pg.156 singing some stupid baby song
pg.157 biddy body bowdee
idiom: a phrase that has a meaning different from the dictionary definition
pg.51 when i wake up in the morning its always sort of a let down when reality hits me.
pg.39 i was about two years old when i first started hanging out at mrs. v's house
pg.104 cute t-shirt, she said as she checked out tweety bird on the front of my new lavender top mom had bought for me.
pg.41 melody is a child who can learn and will learn if she sticks with me
pg.154 the whole class broke out in laughter and applause.
pg.143 its got HD, high-tech guts, and it's designed to rock her world
pg.144 i know you feel like a ton of bricks have been lifted from you.
pg.196 your mom rocks.
pg.167 i swallowed it all.
pg.195 ooh, look whose got the snaps now!