46th out of 124 books — 125 voters
Trouble in the Trees
by Yolanda Ridge (Goodreads Author)
Eleven-year-old Bree is happiest when she's climbing the trees at Cedar Grove, her urban townhouse complex. She's the best climber around, even better than an older boy, Tyler, who drives her crazy with his competitiveness. When Ethan, a younger boy, falls from a tree and hurts his elbow, the neighborhood council bans all tree-climbing in Cedar Grove. If Bree chooses to ig...more
Paperback, 146 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Orca Book Publishers
(first published January 1st 2011)
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I won this book from goodreads, it was an easy read, I wasn't sure wheather I agreed with climbing trees at first, but in the end Bree convinced everyone that with safety it was just like any other sport. I think it took courage to go up against all the adults that already had their minds made up. A good book to read for young adults.
Yolanda Ridge is the author of two middle grade novels about the irrepressible Brianna Bridges. In Trouble in the Trees (Orca Book Publishers, 2011) Bree fights a bylaw against tree climbing in her Vancouver townhouse complex. The stand alone sequel, Road Block (Orca Book Publishers, 2012) follows Bree to Ontario where she spends the summer fighting the development of a highway through her grand...moreMore about Yolanda Ridge...