- 2012 INDIES Winner
- Honorable Mention, Picture Books, Early Reader (Children's)
5th book in I See the Sun series. Lush illustrations, bilingual (Eng/Span). Papa is a cook on a tourist boat where Luis spends a day swimming with the tourists on the Sea of Cortez in Mexico. The water is a magical world filled with colorful fish. In the afternoon, everyone goes for a hike high above the shore, revealing snakes, lizards, cactus flowers & ancient rock drawings. Illus. w/collage made from original photographs and colorful drawings. Country overview, glossary, & map included.