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<p>Ida B. Applewood believes there is never enough time for fun.</p><p>That's why she's so happy to be homeschooled and to spend every free second outside with the trees and the brook. </p><p>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. </p><p>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?</p>