In "A Reward for Josefina," Josefina longs for praise from Tia Dolores. Her chance comes when the family harvests pinon nuts. But Josefina fears her chance is lost when she must stay behind to watch her nephew. Then a squirrel helps Josefina get more than one reward.
After you read Josefina's story, learn how to make a pastel, or pastry, like one Josefina might have enjoyed.