Virginia Reads One Book Prize Winners!

The first annual Virginia Reads One Book program kicked off in February of this year. A total of 92 schools joined together to read The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies.


Getting ready to read at Crestwood Elementary School in Fairfax County.

Plans are already in motion for a bigger and more exciting Virginia Reads One Book  event in 2019. Family and educator surveys were sent out to schools who participated this year, and schools with the highest response rates won prizes.


The Superintendent of Botetourt County Public Schools, Mr. John Busher, catches up on a chapter.

Grand Prize Winner: Drew Model Elementary School in Arlington won an in-person visit from Jacqueline Davies!

Second Prize Winner: Colonial Elementary School in Botetourt County won a Skype visit with Jacqueline Davies!


A student at the Economic Fair in Newport News.

Honorable Mention: three schools won autographed sets of the The Lemonade War Series!
– Beaverdam Elementary School in Hanover Co.
– Elizabeth Redd Elementary School in Richmond
– Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School in Warren Co.


Students are Drew Model Elementary School read together

Congratulations to all of our prize winners. Thank you for your valuable feedback about Virginia Reads One Book. We can’t wait for next year!



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