I Am Sonia Sotomayor

I Am Sonia Sotomayor

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By Brad Meltzer

Illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos  

Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, is the subject of the sixteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes. (Cover may vary)

This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This volume features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. From her home in the Bronx to law school, Sonia Sotomayor was always driven by her love of learning and her commitment to justice. With the support of her loving family and supportive mentors, she pursued a career in law and proved there's no limit to what someone can accomplish. She was proof that opportunity comes with justice.

This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV show Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big.

Included in each book are:   
 • A timeline of key events in the hero’s history  
 • Photos that bring the story more fully to life  
 • Comic-book-style illustrations that are irresistibly adorable  
 • Childhood moments that influenced the hero   
 • Facts that make great conversation-starters   
 • A virtue this person embodies: Justice Sonia Sotomayor's enthusiasm carried her through life's challenges  

You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series



Hardcover/ Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography
Ages 5 to 9, Grades K to 4th
0.5" H x 7.6" L x 7.8" W (0.58 lbs) 40 pages

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