The Lemonade War Series by Jacqueline Davies
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies directly addresses the complex relationship between brothers and sisters, as well as how arguments can spiral out of control when people quit communicating with one another. As the story opens, Evan Treski has a problem that involves his sister. Evan is certain that her presence will cramp his style. Jessie, his sister, finds Evan and tries to get him to play a game with her. The next day Jessie finds a letter from the school in the mail and takes it to their mother to open. It is a note stating that both Evan and Jessie will be in the same class at school. Evan is now convinced that is life is truly over.
Young adult books have long been on my radar with no remorse. I was pleasantly shocked at what a well written book it is and the multitude of levels it is written on. The Lemonade War is the first in a series of books that was written in and has been highly popular for the upper elementary grades. They play together, and their natural talents are complementary. Jessie is a whiz in math and other school subjects, but feelings were her weakest subject. Evan is competent in the social arena, but he is not such a good student.
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But when Evan finds out that Jessie will be skipping third grade and will share his fourth-grade classroom, he gets pretty angry. His anger grows…and grows…and then he explodes, saying awful things to her that he knows he will regret later. Jessie responds and their argument swells until they make a wager with high odds, all riding on who can sell the most lemonade in the last five days before school starts. Evan is much better at understanding people, and he uses this to his advantage. But Evan has a hard time planning the business side of things, and so he loses money with poor financial planning.
The Lemonade War is a children's novel written by American author Jacqueline Davies , published in It is the first of the Lemonade War series. In Lemonade War, two siblings, Evan and Jessie are having a good summer vacation. One day a school letter arrives that makes Evan mad, it was about Jessie being in the same class as Evan. Evan becomes angry because he thinks Jessie was going to embarrass him in front of the class, so he stays away from her.
The Lemonade War. The Lemonade War tells the story of an exciting summer spent by a loving but competitive pair of siblings, Evan and Jessie Treski. At the end of the summer, Jessie, the younger and more academically inclined of the two, is delighted to learn that because she is skipping third grade, she will be in Evan's fourth-grade class when school starts in a few days. To say the least, Evan is less than thrilled. The children's personal conflict becomes a professional one as well, as they set out to outsell each other at their respective lemonade stands.