Who is Ida B. Applewood? She is a fourth grader like no other, living a life like no other, with a voice like no other, and her story will resonate long after you have put this book down. How does Ida B cope when outside forces—life, really—attempt to derail her and her family and her future?... read more
Ok, so this is book about a girl who's mom gets cancer. Everything starts going down hill from there like her having to go to a public school instead of being home schooled, getting new neighbors who cut down her friend trees, and so on. As that happens, she tries to fix everything, but will... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Ok, so this is book about a girl who's mom gets cancer. Everything starts going down hill from there like her having to go to a public school instead of being home schooled, getting new neighbors who cut down her friend trees, and so on. As that happens, she tries to fix everything, but will she be able to? read to find out.
“"It was one of those days that start right and just keep heading towards perfect until you get to sleep."”
“"There is never enough time for fun."”
“"There are too many things to think about in this world besides what I'm going to have for lunch."”
“There's more than one way to tell each other things, and there's more than one way to listen, too. And if you've never heard a tree telling you something, then I'd say you don't really know how to listen yet.”
“... If a child waited to speak until all the grown ups settled down and gave her some room to say her piece, the most important things would never get said.”
I believe good plans are the best way to maximize fun, avoid disaster, and, possibly, save the world.Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
This book is appropriate for 9-12 year olds. If someone read it that was younger would probably not get the book. You have to read in-between the lines and really think. Say why and answer those questions. This a good book for a child if they like nature and just love to read any kind of book. It has very nice words and details.
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