The Lemonade Club by Patricia PolaccoThe Lemonade Club by Patricia Polacco

The Lemonade Club

byPatricia PolaccoIllustratorPatricia Polacco

Hardcover | September 20, 2007

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Everyone loves Miss Wichelman?s fifth-grade class?especially best friends Traci and Marilyn. That?s where they learn that when life hands you lemons, make lemonade! They are having a great year until Traci begins to notice some changes in Marilyn. She?s losing weight, and seems tired all the time. She has leukemia?and a tough road of chemotherapy ahead. It is not only Traci and Miss Wichelman who stand up for her, but in a surprising and unexpected turn, the whole fifth-grade class, who figures out a way to say we?re with you.

In true Polacco fashion, this book turns lemons into lemonade and celebrates amazing life itself.

"I was born in Lansing, Michigan in 1944. Soon after my birth I lived in Williamston, Michigan and then moved onto my grandparents farm in Union City, Michigan."I lived on the farm with my mom and Grandparents until 1949. That is when my Babushka (my grandmother) died and we prepared to move away from Michigan. I must say that living o...
Title:The Lemonade ClubFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11.25 × 8.81 × 0.43 inPublished:September 20, 2007Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399245405

ISBN - 13:9780399245404

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Lemonade Club is a attention grabber! This book is wonderfully written. Once again the reader is drawn into the book and feels a part of the story. You will identify with the students and teacher and the crisis they face together. This is a very inspiring book and will challenge each person who reads it to reach for new goals and old dreams.
Date published: 2007-10-10