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 walking around the competition grounds, folkloric dancers twirling of their colourful costumes and brightly coloured compartments lining the plaza.

however the sizzling day has made Alicia thirsty. Her mom indicates aguas frescas and issues to a sales space coated 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 higher than that crimson soda I drink after football perform. do we make a few of these at home?" quickly, Alicia is perfecting her personal recipe and sharing it along with her teammates after football practices and video games.

during this bilingual photograph e-book for kids a long time 5-8, a tender woman discovers a deal with from her mother's Mexican-American youth and turns into her acquaintances' favourite participant along with her fit, frothy fruit beverages.

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