Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Colonial Madness (Hardcover) (Jo Whittemore)

Colonial Madness (Hardcover) (Jo Whittemore) - image 1 of 1

About this item

A mother-daughter duo take part in a bizarre family challenge in hopes of winning a fortune in this hilarious novel that’sGilmore Girls meets The Westing Game!Tori Porter is best friends with her mom, and most of the time it’s awesome. Not many girls have a mom who’d take them to a graveyard for hide-and-seek or fill the bathtub with ice cream for the world’s biggest sundae. But as much as Tori loves having fun, she sometimes wishes her mom would act a little more her age. Like now.Thanks to her mom’s poor financial planning, they are in danger of losing their business and their home. But an unusual opportunity arises in the form of a bizarre type of contest put on by an eccentric relative: Whoever can survive two weeks in the Archibald Family’s colonial manor will inherit the property. The catch? Contestants have to live as in colonial times: no modern conveniences, no outside help, and daily tests of their abilities to survive challenges of the time period.Tori thinks it’s the perfect answer to their debt problems, but she and her mom aren’t the only ones interested. The other family members seem to be much more prepared for the two weeks on the manor—and it doesn’t help that Mom doesn’t seem to be taking the contest seriously. Do they stand a chance?
A mother-daughter duo take part in a bizarre family challenge in hopes of winning a fortune in this hilarious novel that?s Gilmore Girls meets The Westing Game!

Tori Porter is best friends with her mom, and most of the time it?s awesome. Not many girls have a mom who?d take them to a graveyard for hide-and-seek or fill the bathtub with ice cream for the world?s biggest sundae. But as much as Tori loves having fun, she sometimes wishes her mom would act a little more her age. Like now.

Thanks to her mom?s poor financial planning, they are in danger of losing their business and their home. But an unusual opportunity arises in the form of a bizarre type of contest put on by an eccentric relative: Whoever can survive two weeks in the Archibald Family?s colonial manor will inherit the property. The catch? Contestants have to live as in colonial times: no modern conveniences, no outside help, and daily tests of their abilities to survive challenges of the time period.

Tori thinks it?s the perfect answer to their debt problems, but she and her mom aren?t the only ones interested. The other family members seem to be much more prepared for the two weeks on the manor?and it doesn?t help that Mom doesn?t seem to be taking the contest seriously. Do they stand a chance?
Number of Pages: 229
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Family / Multigenerational, Girls + Women
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Jo Whittemore
Language: English
Street Date: February 10, 2015
TCIN: 16465953
UPC: 9781481405089
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-4934
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$16.19
MSRPReg: $17.99 Save $1.80 (10% off)
Shipping
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.