Valerie Porter is the cousin of Melody Ellison.




Valerie--often called Val--Is Melody's cousin[2] Val is older than Melody; she attends the middle school while Melody is still in elementary. She's tall and golden skinned.

In the Books

No Ordinary Sound

Never Stop Singing

Music in My Heart: My Journey with Melody

The Lady's Slipper


  1. See Charles Porter talk page.
  2. Specifically, her second cousin; Melody's grandfather is Val's great-uncle.
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