Ida B
Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
Ida B
Katherine Hannigan
Ida B. Applewood believes there is never enough time for fun.That's why she's so happy to be homeschooled and to spend every free second outside with the trees and the brook. Then some not-so-great things happen in her world. Ida B has to go back to that Place of Slow but Sure Body-Cramping, Mind-Numbing, Fun-Killing Torture—school. She feels her heart getting smaller and smaller and hardening into a sharp, black stone. How can things go from righter than right to a million miles beyond wrong? Can Ida B put together a plan to get things back to just-about perfect again?

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Ida B is an elementary grade student. Her parents own an orchard that has many apple trees. Ever since she hated kindergarten, her parents have homeschooled her. In her free time, Ida B loves to have fun and talk to the trees and brook that she has named. When her mother develops cancer, her family must sell part of the orchard, and she has to go back to public school. Ida B is devastated because of both things and plans to not talk to anyone because she hates everyone now.

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