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The Lemonade War

competition (kŏm´pĭ-tĭsh´ən) n. Rivalry in the marketplace.

About the Book

As the final days of summer heat up, so does a sibling showdown over a high-stakes lemonade-stand business. Evan Treski might be a savvy people person, but his little sister, Jessie, is the one who can really crunch the numbers. As they compete to see who will be the first to make one hundred dollars in profits, they learn a bit about business, entrepreneurship, and the unique bond between a brother and sister.

The Lemonade War is a clever novel that will inspire young readers to try their hand at turning lemons into lemonade! With mathematical pictures woven into the text, budding entrepreneurs will be able to see how the two main characters think as well as learn smart marketing tips on how to make money in just about any business. Students struggle with mathematical concepts; The Lemonade War brings this often-complex subject out of the textbooks and places it in a context that is both entertaining and engaging.

About the Author

Jacqueline Davies was inspired to write The Lemonade War after seeing a standoff between her own sons over who could sell the most lemonade. She is the author of The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon, of which the Washington Post said, "Davies does full justice to this tale of intellectual precocity and singlemindedness." Davies lives in Needham, Massachusetts, with her husband and three children. To learn more about the book, please visit www.lemonadewar.com or www.jacquelinedavies.com.

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