Girls mean business in a brand-new middle grade series about friendship and entrepreneurship! All the great leaders had to start somewhere. And Theresa (“Resa” for short) is starting with the lemonade stand competition her teacher assigned to the class—but making it a success is going to be a lot harder than Resa thinks. The prize: line-skipping tickets to Adventure Central. The competition: Val, Resa’s middle school nemesis. And the biggest obstacle to success: Resa’s own teammates. Harriet is the class clown, Amelia is the new girl who thinks she knows best, and Didi is Resa’s steadfast friend—who doesn’t know the first thing about making or selling lemonade. The four of them quickly realize that the recipe for success is tough to perfect—but listening to each other is the first step. And making new friends might be the most important one… The back of each book features tips from the Startup Squad and an inspirational profile of a girl entrepreneur!
Nicole C. Kear is the author of the memoir Now I See You (St. Martin’s Press), chosen as a must-read by People, Amazon, Parade, and Redbook, among others. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Parents, and the Huffington Post. She teaches writing at the NYU School of Professional Studies and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, three children, and two albino frogs.View Author