May 06, 2012 From the terminally optimistic poetess Aunt Lucille to E. D's brother Hal, Surviving the Applewhites is chockfull of delightful eccentric characters. The banner in the Applewhites' schoolroom reads, " Education is an adventurous quest for the meaning of life, involving an ability to think things through.
" Stephanie S. Tolan's book Surviving the Applewhites is a great book that shows that even the worst people have some good in them. Jake Semple is a scary kid. Word has it that he burned down his old school and then was kicked out " Surviving the Applewhites" by Stephanie S. Tolan is a book about a 13yearold boy sent to live with an eccentric family after he is kicked out of school.
Though he initially thinks the move will give him more freedom to continue causing trouble, he ends up finding the family he never had. The main " Surviving The Applewhites" received the Newbery Award. She lives with her husband in Charlotte, North Carolina. About the Book This book is about a thirteen year old young man named Jake Semple. In the beginning of the book, Jake is a punk school dropout. Surviving the Applewhites is a hilarious book about an eccentric household of wildly different but all apparently crazy artistic geniuses.
How can the answer be improved? Surviving the Applewhites is the story of thirteenyearold Jake Semple who after accidentally burning down his school, has been forced to live with an eccentric artist family to avoid being sent to a juvenile detention center. The experience of living with this openminded and loving family changes Surviving the Applewhites is a hilarious book about an eccentric household of wildly different but all apparently crazy artistic geniuses.
Inject one juvenile delinquent (rumored to have burned down his previous school), add a mad goat, a butterfly" school project" (sadly lacking only one butterfly), and a production of the Sound Of Music, and what Surviving the Applewhites was a Newbery Honor book.
Student Handout. Print copies of the Surviving the Applewhites Literature Circle Questions printable for students. Suggested Answers to Literature Circle Questions. What is the" Creative Academy" and how does Jake Semple end up going there?
Creative Academy is the Applewhite