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Lemonade in Winter: a Book About Two Kids Counting Money


By Emily Jenkins

Reading Level: Early Elementary School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books

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Lemonade in Winter: a Book About Two Kids Counting Money tells the story of Pauline and John-John, who decide to spend a snowy winter’s day setting up a lemonade stand and selling cups to their friends and neighbors.  As the siblings spend and make money, you will learn how to count coins into dollars and think about how businesses can attract customers – even when it’s cold outside! Check out some of the additional activities in this OurStory to learn more about the history of money and business in the United States and to try making some history of your own!

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.