It Began with Lemonade | 2021
Written by Gideon Sterer
Published by Dial Books for Young Readers
This imaginative, colorful tale of making (and selling!) lemonade from life’s lemons is not too sour and not too sweet.

One scorching hot summer day, a spunky young girl decides to sell lemonade . . . only to find there are too many other young entrepreneurs on her street with the same idea. So she sets off with her lemonade stand and ends up at the river’s edge, where she discovers a most unexpected, quirky, and very thirsty clientele.
★ “Sterer writes a make-lemonade story with a twist… The unexpected developments feel dreamy, too, as Cho’s sprightly art, filled with invention and wit, give still more charm to a story about doing one’s best with what one’s given, and of transitioning from city to wilderness.”
—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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