Lemonade for Sale

Lemonade for Sale

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Four kids and their sidekick, Petey the Parrot, run a lemonade stand whose patrons include all kinds of wacky neighbors-even a juggler. They create a bar graph to track the rise and fall of their lemonade sales. Author Stuart Murphy and illustrator Tricia Tusa make understanding bar graphs a breeze with lively art and a warm story. This is a Level 3 MathStart book, which is perfect for kids ages 7 and up. The MathStart series uses funny stories and colorful art to show kids that they use math every day, even outside of the classroom! Each book features an activity guide to have fun with the math concepts presented in the story. Supports the Common Core State Standards.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 198.12 x 248.92 x 5.08mm | 158.76g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0064467155
  • 9780064467155
  • 133,247

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Four kids and their sidekick, Petey the parrot, run a sometimes thriving lemonade stand whose patrons include all kinds of wacky neighbors--even a juggler. They create a bar graph to track the rise and fall of their lemonade sales. Illustrator Tricia Tusa has imbued the story with her delightful sense of humor and has made understanding bar graphs a breeze.show more

Review quote

"A winning way to make some basic concepts and techniques less intimidating."Kirkus Reviews, pointered reviewshow more

About Stuart J. Murphy

Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math. Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston. Stuart J. Murphy is the author of all fifteen MathStart books. He is a visual learning specialist with a strong background in design and educational publishing. He lives in Evanston, IL. Tricia Tusa has written and illustrated several books for children, including Maebelle's Suitcase and Stay Away from the Junkyard, both Reading Rainbow books. She lives in Houston, TX.show more

Rating details

153 ratings
3.76 out of 5 stars
5 24% (36)
4 38% (58)
3 33% (50)
2 3% (5)
1 3% (4)
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