Alicia’s Fruity Drinks/Las aguas frescas de Alicia
Title: Alicia’s Fruity Drinks/Las aguas frescas de Alicia
Author: Lupe Ruiz-Flores
Illustrator: Laura Lacamara
Narrator: Almarie Guerra
Description: Seven-year-old Alicia and her parents are enjoying the annual festival celebrating Mexico’s independence. There are mariachis strolling across the festival grounds, folkloric dancers twirling in their colorful costumes and brightly colored booths lining the plaza.
But the hot day has fruit juice: there’s watermelon, strawberry, mango and even papaya. The watermelon juice is so delicious that Alicia drinks it all. “Mami, this tastes better than that red soda I drink after soccer practice. Can we make some of these at home?” Soon, Alicia is perfecting her own recipe and sharing it with her teammates after soccer practices and games.
Publisher: Arte Publico
Publication Date: 5/31/12