The battle of the snow cones

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It was so hot in Caliente, Texas, that the townspeople gulped gallons of lemonade and poured buckets of water over their heads, but they couldn't stay cool. Swinging on the front porch with her mother, Elena suddenly has an idea. Raspas--icy cold snow cones--are what the neighbors need to stay cool. And she can make and sell the refreshing treats from a stand in her own front yard! So with the help of her parents, Elena soon has a stand and the items needed to make and sell the snow cones. Before long everyone is lining up to buy the frosty delights in delicious flavors. Elena's best friend Alma watches her friend's success from across the street and decides to start her own snow cone stand. And so begins the battle of the snow cones, with each girl devising ever more elaborate plans to attract clients: decorating their stands with colorful Mexican crepe paper flowers and papel picado, adding exotic flavors such as coconut and mango to their menus, staging puppet shows and even a folkloric dance. The girls' ice shaving machines furiously crank out raspas, until one day both machines go bonkers! Readers will enjoy the girls' clever antics to attract customers in this lively, colorful picture book for children ages 4 - 8. And just as important, children will learn--along with Elena and Alma--that competitors can still be friends.
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Grouping Title battle of the snow cones
Grouping Author ruiz flores lupe
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display_description Ten-year-old Elena sets up a snow cone stand in front of her house, and when her friend Alma sets up a stand of her own, it creates an ever-escalating competition between the two girls to see who can outdo the other.
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subject_facet Amistad -- Novela infantil, Competencia (Psicología) -- Novela infantil, Competition (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Hispanic Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Hispanoestadounidenses -- Novela infantil, Libros bilingües, Snow cones -- Juvenile fiction, Spanish language materials -- Bilingual -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The battle of the snow cones
title_full The battle of the snow cones / by Lupe Ruiz-Flores ; illustrations by Alisha Gambino ; Spanish translation by Amira Plascencia = La batalla de las raspas / por Lupe Ruiz-Flores ; ilustraciones de Alisha Gambino ; traducción al español de Amira Plascencia
title_short The battle of the snow cones
topic_facet Amistad, Bilingual, Competencia (Psicología), Competition (Psychology), Friendship, Hispanic Americans, Hispanoestadounidenses, Libros bilingües, Snow cones, Spanish language materials