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Courageous History Makers/Valientes Creadoras de la Historia (Bilingual)

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Courageous History Makers: 11 Women from Latin America Who Changed the World / Valientes creadoras de la historia (2021) – hardcover
Bilingual – English & Spanish
Written by Naibe Reynoso
Illustrated by Jone Leal

32 pages
Trim size: 8.5″ x 11″
Recommended ages: 3 to 8

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Courageous History Makers: 11 Women from Latin America Who Changed the World / Valientes creadoras de la historia highlights 11 women from Latin America who excelled in science, sports, the arts, journalism, politics and more. Some notable women featured include Mexican painter Frida Khalo, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Rigoberta Menchu, Grammy-winning musical icon Celia Cruz, and renowned pilot Hermelinda Urvina. By presenting the true biographical stories of these outstanding women in rhyming verses, young readers will follow their journey to success.

About the Author: 
Naibe Reynoso is a multiple-Emmy award-winning journalist with over two decades of career experience. She is also a board member for the prestigious Peabody Awards. Her work as a freelance reporter has been seen on CNN Español, France 24, Reelz Channel, Univision, Telemundo/KWHY, and Fox News Latino to name a few. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in Sociology, and a double concentration in Psychology and Chicano Studies. This is her first children’s book. It was written to help inspire the next generation of little ones, and highlights Latina trailblazers. She is a mother of a teenage girl and a young boy and lives with her husband Jeff, a comedy writer, in her native, Los Angeles, California. You can learn more about her at www.naibereynoso.com/

About the Publisher: Con Todo Press
CON TODO PRESS was created in 2018 to amplify the voices of underrepresented communities. CTP publishes books that reflect a more balanced representation of women, Latinos, and people of color. Our first book, Be Bold, Be Brave: 11 Latinas Who Made U.S. History, highlights 11 women who excelled in medicine, science, sports, the arts, journalism and politics. Our upcoming titles will also have main characters of color, and contain culturally relevant subject matter written by Latinx authors. Our mission is to keep producing books told from an authentic and relatable perspective, that will bridge the gap between communities of color and media.

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 11 × .25 in
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