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Book Title
The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor
Author
Sonia Sotomayor
ISBN
9781524771140
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER " Doesn't shy] away from the hard truths of Sotomayor's childhood . . . and] discusses real-world issues like racism, privilege, and affirmative action." --The Washington Post Discover the inspiring life of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, in this middle-grade adaptation of her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World. Includes an 8-page photo insert and a brief history of the Supreme Court. Sonia Sotomayor was just a girl when she dared to dream big. Her dream? To become a lawyer and a judge even though she'd never met one of either, and none lived in her neighborhood. Sonia did not let the hardships of her background--which included growing up in the rough housing projects of New York City's South Bronx, dealing with juvenile diabetes, coping with parents who argued and fought personal demons, and worrying about money--stand in her way. Always, she believed in herself. Her determination, along with guidance from generous mentors and the unwavering love of her extended Puerto Rican family, propelled her ever forward. Eventually, all of Sonia's hard work led to her appointment as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 2009, a role that she has held ever since. Learn about Justice Sotomayor's rise and her amazing work as well as about the Supreme Court in this fascinating memoir that shows that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018 "People--I add children--who live in difficult circumstances need to know that happy endings are possible." --Justice Sonia Sotomayor on why she writes books (ABC News) Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Sonia SotomayorPublisher: Delacorte PressPublished: 09/04/2018ISBN: 9781524771140Pages: 352Weight: 1.05lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.80w x 1.30dAward: Yalsa Award for Excellence in Non-Fiction for Young Adults - FinalistReview Citations: Booklist 06/01/2018 pg. 72School Library Journal 07/01/2018 pg. 95Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2018 pg. 147Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, SatisfactoryAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 196867 / Beloved World of Sonia SotomayorReading Level: 8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 15

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

" Doesn't shy] away from the hard truths of Sotomayor's childhood . . . and] discusses real-world issues like racism, privilege, and affirmative action." --The Washington Post

Discover the inspiring life of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, in this middle-grade adaptation of her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World.

Includes an 8-page photo insert and a brief history of the Supreme Court.

Sonia Sotomayor was just a girl when she dared to dream big. Her dream? To become a lawyer and a judge even though she'd never met one of either, and none lived in her neighborhood.

Sonia did not let the hardships of her background--which included growing up in the rough housing projects of New York City's South Bronx, dealing with juvenile diabetes, coping with parents who argued and fought personal demons, and worrying about money--stand in her way. Always, she believed in herself. Her determination, along with guidance from generous mentors and the unwavering love of her extended Puerto Rican family, propelled her ever forward.

Eventually, all of Sonia's hard work led to her appointment as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 2009, a role that she has held ever since.

Learn about Justice Sotomayor's rise and her amazing work as well as about the Supreme Court in this fascinating memoir that shows that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true.

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018

"People--I add children--who live in difficult circumstances need to know that happy endings are possible." --Justice Sonia Sotomayor on why she writes books (ABC News)



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Sonia Sotomayor
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Published: 09/04/2018
ISBN: 9781524771140
Pages: 352
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.80w x 1.30d
Award: Yalsa Award for Excellence in Non-Fiction for Young Adults - Finalist

Review Citations: Booklist 06/01/2018 pg. 72
School Library Journal 07/01/2018 pg. 95
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2018 pg. 147
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 196867 / Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor
Reading Level: 8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 15

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

" Doesn't shy] away from the hard truths of Sotomayor's childhood . . . and] discusses real-world issues like racism, privilege, and affirmative action." --The Washington Post

Discover the inspiring life of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, in this middle-grade adaptation of her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World.

Includes an 8-page photo insert and a brief history of the Supreme Court.

Sonia Sotomayor was just a girl when she dared to dream big. Her dream? To become a lawyer and a judge even though she'd never met one of either, and none lived in her neighborhood.

Sonia did not let the hardships of her background--which included growing up in the rough housing projects of New York City's South Bronx, dealing with juvenile diabetes, coping with parents who argued and fought personal demons, and worrying about money--stand in her way. Always, she believed in herself. Her determination, along with guidance from generous mentors and the unwavering love of her extended Puerto Rican family, propelled her ever forward.

Eventually, all of Sonia's hard work led to her appointment as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 2009, a role that she has held ever since.

Learn about Justice Sotomayor's rise and her amazing work as well as about the Supreme Court in this fascinating memoir that shows that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true.

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018

"People--I add children--who live in difficult circumstances need to know that happy endings are possible." --Justice Sonia Sotomayor on why she writes books (ABC News)



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Sonia Sotomayor
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Published: 09/04/2018
ISBN: 9781524771140
Pages: 352
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.80w x 1.30d
Award: Yalsa Award for Excellence in Non-Fiction for Young Adults - Finalist

Review Citations: Booklist 06/01/2018 pg. 72
School Library Journal 07/01/2018 pg. 95
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2018 pg. 147
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 196867 / Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor
Reading Level: 8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 15