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Surviving the Applewhites Summary
Stephanie S. Tolan

Everything you need to understand or teach Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan.

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Surviving the Applewhites Summary

Plot Summary

Surviving the Applewhites is the story of thirteen-year-old 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 open-minded and loving family changes Jake's view of the world and ultimately of himself.

From the moment Jake Semple steps foot on Wit's End, the sprawling land owned by the eccentric Applewhite family, he knows he doesn't belong. Jake has dyed red hair gelled into spikes, an eyebrow ring, and he wears all black clothing. All his life, people have been telling Jake that he's a bad kid and that no one has high expectations for his future. He is a foul-mouthed smoker bent on making his stay at the Applewhite home short lived. The Applewhites are an artistic family made up of furniture-making patriarch Zebediah...

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The Surviving the Applewhites Study Pack contains about 44 pages of study material in 2 products, including:

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