Book By: Katherine Hannigan Power Point By: Caroline G. The main character in this story is Ida B Ida B’s family The trees in the apple orchard Ida B’s 2 teachers The new family that buys half of the apple orchard. Ida B: Ida B is not a very ordinary girl who lives on a farm/orchard. Everyday she talks to trees, because she believes that the trees talk to her and know what her feelings are. Ida B is also homeschooled Ida B’s Family: Ida B’s family are pretty ordinary, until one day Ida B’s mom gets cancer, so they have to send Ida B to school. They also have to sell half of the apple orchard and Ida B gets so mad, because her favorite tree is on that side if the apple orchard. The Trees: The trees in the apple orchard are Ida B’s best friends. Ida tells them everything that happens in her life. Ida B’s 2 teachers: the first teacher wouldn’t let ida b use her nickname (Ida b) and wouldn’t let her be herself. The second one let her use her nickname and be herself, she also was more understanding. The new family that buys half of the apple orchard: The family that buys half of the apple orchard ends up to be a girl who is in Ida B’s class and Ida hates her. Her name is Clair. Ida B’s house The apple orchard Ida B’s school Ida B’s mom gets cancer. They can’t afford Ida B’s mom’s treatments. They sell half of the apple orchard. Clair and her family bye half of the apple orchard. Ida B’s parents can’t home school her any more. Ida B’s family sells half of the apple orchard to pay for her moms treatments. Ida B and Clair become friends. Ida B’s parents send her to school. Ida B Applewood is a not so ordinary girl who lives on an apple orchard and talks to the trees, who are her best friends. After being home-schooled, she goes to real school for the first time in 4th grade. Ida hates school and misses the trees. After a few days her parents agree to go back to home-school. Everything is good until her mother gets sick and Ida B has to go back to school. The second time she went to school it was different in a good way!