The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor: From the Bronx to the Supreme Court

By: Sonia Sotomayor

As a child, Sonia Sotomayor dreamed of becoming a lawyer and a judge—though she'd never met one of either, and none lived in her neighborhood. As she grew up, she didn't let hardships stand in her way. Family tree. Glossary of Spanish words. Brief history of the Supreme Court. Black-and-white photo insert.

ISBN: 9781524771157

JLG Release: Nov 2018

Sensitive Areas: Discrimination, Drugs, Racism, Alcoholism
Topics: Sonia Sotomayor (1954- ) , US Supreme Court officials and employees , Hispanic American judges , Hispanic American women , Biography , Spanish language materials

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2019 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist
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First Release

November 2018



Dewey Classification

347.73/2634 B

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

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Accelerated Reader

Level 8; Points: 15;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 9.6; Points: 20;


Level 1070L


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Hardcover edition



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Discrimination, Drugs, Racism, Alcoholism


Sonia Sotomayor (1954- ), US Supreme Court officials and employees, Hispanic American judges, Hispanic American women, Biography, Spanish language materials,

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