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The Lemonade Stand

The Lemonade Stand: A Guide to Encouraging the Entrepreneur in Your Child

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This story appears in the February 1996 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Reading, writing, arithmetic . . . and entrepreneurship? Proving that youth isn't always wasted on the young, author Emmanuel Modu examines the factors that prompt children to start their own businesses in The Lemonade Stand: A Guide to Encouraging the Entrepreneur in Your Child (Gateway Publishers, $19.95 paper).

"While there are no reliable figures on the number of preteen and teenage entrepreneurs in the United States, all evidence indicates that an increasing number of young people are showing great interest in starting and running their own businesses," Modu writes.

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