SURVIVING THE APPLEWHITES

Stephanie S. Tolan, Author . HarperTrophy $5.99 (216p) ISBN 978-0-06-441044-1

When a boy is kicked out of yet another school, the Applewhites, an eccentric family of artists, offer to let him live with them and attend their unstructured Creative Academy. According to PW , "humor abounds in the ever-building chaos." Ages 10-up. (Jan.)