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Payback on Poplar Lane

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Series:
Poplar kids volume 1.
Publisher:
Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
460L
Description
Twelve-year-old Peter Gronkowski prides himself on being a professional businessman. Tired of the clichUd lemonade stands that line his block, he decides to start a better business with the help of an intern. But his intern of choice, the quiet and writerly Rachel Chambers, turns out to be more than he bargained for. Rachel is innovative, resourceful, driven--and when she's had enough of Peter's overbearing management style, she decides to start a competing empire next door. As their rivalry and sabotage tactics become more outrageous--Slander! Espionage! Lemonade threats!--Peter and Rachel ultimately learn the hard way that "nothing gold can stay" and that friendship is more important than money. Alternating perspectives reveal what really motivates each character to win. And Peter's memos and "business tips" as well as excerpts from Rachel's melodramatic novel-in-progress generate fresh hilarity and tension at every page turn. Payback on Poplar Lane is a pitch-perfect comedy with heart, reminiscent of your favorite classic middle-grade series.
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ISBN:
9780425290903
Lexile measure:
460L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-17 04:18:10AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-21 04:16:49AM

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subject_facet Competition (Psychology) -- Fiction, Competition (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction, Entrepreneurship -- Fiction, Entrepreneurship -- Juvenile fiction, Neighborhoods -- Fiction, Neighborhoods -- Juvenile fiction
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