Ida B...and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan audiobook

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

By Katherine Hannigan
Read by Lili Taylor

Listening Library (Audio) 9780060730246
3.23 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781400090952

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 a family like no other, and her story will resonate long after this audiobook has ended. 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. triumphs . . . 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, author Katherine Hanningan and Ida B. Applewood.

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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 a family like no other, and her story will resonate long after this audiobook has ended. 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. triumphs . . . 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, author Katherine Hanningan and Ida B. Applewood.

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Author Bio: Katherine Hannigan

Author Bio: Katherine Hannigan

Katherine Hannigan’s first novel, Ida B . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World, was a New York Times bestseller, a Book Sense bestseller, and a Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner, and it appeared on more than twenty-five state award lists. She is also the author of a picture book called Emmaline and the Bunny and the novel True (. . . Sort Of). She and several wild rabbits live at the edge of a meadow in northeastern Iowa.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.23
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English