Vidas impactantes, from Fluency Matters
Vidas Impactantes, by Kristy Placido
Narrative Nonfiction, written in Past Tense
Explore the fascinating stories of six influential and inspirational Spanish speakers whose lives have been impactful. A baseball star who gave his life helping others, a Cuban exile turned superstar, a mother who never gave up the search for her missing son, a paralyzed soccer star who fought his way to the top in a new profession, a woman who revealed the secrets of history after getting fired from her job, and a shift supervisor in a mine who didn’t realize his shift would last 70 days! You may have heard of these impactful individuals, but after reading their stories you are sure to feel inspired. The low unique word count make this an ideal read for advanced beginning Spanish students.