By Lupe Ruiz-Flores, Laura Lacamara
Seven-year-old Alicia and her mom and dad are having fun with the once a year pageant celebrating Mexico's independence. There are mariachis jogging around the competition grounds, folkloric dancers twirling of their colourful costumes and brightly coloured compartments lining the plaza.
however the scorching day has made Alicia thirsty. Her mom indicates aguas frescas and issues to a sales space covered with jars of brightly coloured fruit juice: there is watermelon, strawberry, mango or even papaya. The watermelon juice is so scrumptious that Alicia beverages all of it. "Mami, this tastes greater than that purple soda I drink after football perform. will we make a few of these at home?" quickly, Alicia is perfecting her personal recipe and sharing it together with her teammates after football practices and video games.
during this bilingual photograph e-book for kids a while 5-8, a tender woman discovers a deal with from her mother's Mexican-American early life and turns into her buddies' favourite participant together with her fit, frothy fruit beverages.