Fearless Trailblazers:11 Latinos who made U.S. History – Pioneros Audaces: 11 Latinos que hicieron historia en Los Estados Unidos is a bilingual book that highlights 11 Latinos who excelled in their professional careers and made U.S. history by accomplishing something that hadn’t been done before in their respective fields which include science, sports, the arts and politics. By presenting the true biographical stories of these outstanding Latinos in rhyming verses, young readers will easily follow their journey to success. Each persons biographical story is written in both Spanish and English to encourage and promote bilingual literacy. Some of the men highlighted include Cesar Chavez (Activist), Jose Hernandez(Astronaut), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Playwright), Jean-Michel Basquiat (Artist), Julian Castro (Politician) and more.
This is the “male” companion book to the “female” version: Be Bold! Be Brave!: 11 Latinas Who Made U.S. History
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 Espanol, 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.