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Ida B ... And Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World

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ISBN-10: 0060730242

ISBN-13: 9780060730246

Edition: 2004

Authors: Katherine Hannigan

List price: $17.99
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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? She enters her Black Period, and it is not pretty. But then, with the help of a patient teacher, a loyal cat and dog, her beloved apple trees, and parents who believe in the same things she does (even if they sometimes act as though they don't), the resilience that is the very essence of Ida B triumph...and Ida B. Applewood takes the hand that is extended and starts to grow up. This first novel is both very funny and extraordinarily moving, and it introduces two shining stars -- Katherine Hannigan and Ida B. Applewood.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/17/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Katherine Hannigan studied mathematics, painting, and studio art and has worked as the education coordinator for a Head Start program and, most recently, as an assistant professor of art and design. She is the author of True (. . . Sort Of) , Emmaline and the Bunny , and the national bestseller Ida B . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun , Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World . She lives in Iowa with a bunch of cats and the occasional bunny or bird visitor. Her backyard hosts an additional array of creatures, including deer, raccoons, possums, and sometimes a skunk. But no alligators . . . yet!