Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
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?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - electrascaife - LibraryThing
Ida B lives a comfortable, home-schooled life on a farm with lots of land, until her mother starts a battle with cancer. A sweet little story that does a nice job describing childhood anxieties and coping reactions when a loved one gets sick and life changes. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - fingerpost - LibraryThing
Ida B has been home shcooled, and out of touch with other children, and she likes it that way. But when her mother gets cancer, she not longer has the energy to teach Ida B at home. Now, not only does ... Read full review