Surviving the Applewhites Author:Stephanie S. Tolan Word is Jack Semple was kicked out of every school in his home state. Now, the only place that will take him is the Creative Academy, a home school run by a chaotic, quarrelsome family named Applewhite. When Jake meets E.D. Applewhite, a scruffy girl longing for order, the only thing they have in common is the determination to survive the family... more »'s eccentricities.« less
Jake Semple is a scary kid and now he's been thrown out of middle school and must attend a home school run by the most chaotic family, the Applewhites. However, they're all artists except for E.D. who is quickly paired for "cooperative education". A wonderful story about bringing a family together and the value of the special gifts they've had all along!