Applewhites at Wit's End

Applewhites at Wit's End

Book - 2012
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Great changes are in store for the highly creative and somewhat eccentric Applewhite family when money problems force them to open a summer camp for gifted children, who almost immediately begin to rebel, while a mysterious interloper watches from the woods
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060579395
0060579390
9780060579388
0060579382
Characteristics: xiii, 253 p. ; 22 cm

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violet_cat_1889 Apr 18, 2015

The ending was unexpected at first, but as I thought about the encounters between the two characters (not to give anything away), it makes a lot more sense, especially after reading the first book.

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ACatNamedTofu
Jan 02, 2013

I really liked the idea of all these artistic people crammed together. I want to go to 'Eureka!' A nice quick story, to read on ferry rides.

cino1 Nov 16, 2012

The Applewhites are an artistic family on the brink of financial ruin. To try and save the family from poverty and starvation, Randolph Applewhite dreams up a plan to change the family compound - Wit’s End - into “Eureka!” A summer camp for creative children. The whole family has to be involved – Randolph will do theatre workshops, Archie will teach Sculpture with Natural Materials, Lucille will lead the poetry workshops. There will be dance classes, painting, swimming, (in the pond with the frogs, snakes ,snapping turtles and muck!), campfires and more and E.D. will do all the scheduling! It all sounds great in theory – in practice there are artistic temperaments, headstrong campers, rampaging goats and anonymous threatening notes!
This book is lots of laughs – and a little mystery! Great read for children 8 - 12 years old, boys and girls.

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violet_cat_1889 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 14

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