Read like crazy with the Lemonade War series!

Are you ready to “read like crazy” this summer? Do what these kids did and read The Lemonade War!

The Lemonade War


As the final days of summer heat up, so does a sibling showdown over a high-stakes lemonade stand business. Jessie and Evan Treski compete to see who will make $100 first off of their respective lemonade stands. Full of surprisingly accessible and savvy marketing tips for running a stand (or making money at any business) and with clever mathematical visuals woven in, this sensitively characterized novel subtly explores how war can escalate beyond anyone’s intent.

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The Lemonade Crime


Just as The Lemonade War  put business into the hands of Evan and his younger sister, Jessie, this equally exciting follow-up puts the law into their hands. Using the rules of our legal system as a guide, they turn the playground into a courtroom and put Scott Spencer, alleged thief, on trial, with fourthgraders serving as judge and jury.

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The Bell Bandit

bellbandit The third installment of the popular Lemonade War series finds siblings Evan and Jessie Treski at their grandmother’s Vermont house for the holidays, solving another mystery. This one involves figuring out who stole a cherished bell the whole neighborhood gathers around to ring in the new year. Evan and Jessie also come to grips with unsettling changes in their grandmother’s behavior.

New in paperback!

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The Candy Smash


Poignant and funny, the fourth book in the best-selling Lemonade War series explores the distinctive power of poetry and love–fourth grade style. Jessie and Evan Treski have waged a lemonade war, sought justice in a class trial, and even unmasked a bell thief. Now they are at opposite ends over the right to keep secrets. Evan believes some things (such as his poetry) are private. Jessie believes scandal makes good news. When anonymously sent candy hearts appear in Class 4-0, self-appointed ace reporter Jessie determines to get the scoop on class crushes.

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Watch trailers for all the Lemonade War books as well as special videos featuring Jackie Davies using the playlist above!

And don’t forget to check out the Lemonade War website with more fun activities, downloadables, and resources for teachers and librarians.

The Lemonade War is also part of DOGOBooks’ summer reading program, where kids and read and review books–and win books for free. Check it out now!


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