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New bilingual children’s book hopes to inspire the next generation of Latina leaders in science, medicine, politics, sports, journalism and art.

Kindle version to be released March 08, in conjunction with International Women’s Day 2019!

LOS ANGELES, CA (MARCH 1, 2019) --Be Bold! Be Brave! 11 Latinas who made U.S. History, is an inspiring bilingual book (Spanish/English) that highlights 11 Latinas who excelled in medicine, science, sports, art, journalism and politics. By presenting the true biographical stories of these outstanding women in rhyming verses, young readers will easily follow their journey to success. Women featured include Antonia Novello (first female Surgeon General in the U.S.), Ellen Ochoa (first Latina to go to space), Sonia Sotomayor (first Latina Supreme Court Justice,) Rita Moreno, and Selena. Recommended for children ages 5-9, grades K-5th.

“When I looked for books to read to my children, I noticed a lack of children’s publications highlighting Latina women who have greatly contributed to U.S. history,” said author Naibe Reynoso adding “now more than ever, it was important to publish a piece of media that portrays my community, especially women, in a positive light.”

Be Bold! Be Brave! Published by Con Todo Press  is available March 08, 2019 on Amazon (kindle format.) The hardcover is now available on Amazon pre-order, and will be released April 18, 2019. Click here for book trailer.

About the Author: Naibe Reynoso is a multiple-Emmy award-winning journalist and board member of the prestigious Peabody Awards.  She graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Sociology, and a concentration in Psychology & Chicano Studios. This is her first children's book, written to help inspire the next generation of little ones, and highlight Latina trailblazers.

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Contact: (323) 244-4281 Email: contodopress@gmail.com