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"Ida B...And Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World" by Katherine Hannigan tells the story of a young girl from Canada who was very happy with her life until her mother became ill. This event changed her world and she had to come to terms with relationship changes and life back in the school room away from nature.
Ida B. was very happy with her life. She stayed home with her mother, father, and her two pets, a cat and dog). Since she was home-schooled, she was able to embrace her own schedule, nature, and fun. Ida B. Was all about enjoying life. When her work was done, she would run out the door to explore. She would draw and talk with the brook and the trees. One day they warned her that something bad was headed her way, but she didn't know what... View more of the Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World Summary