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Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor

by Jonah Winter Illustrated by Edel Rodriguez

Before Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor took her seat in our nation's highest court, she was just a little girl in the South Bronx. Justice Sotomayor didn't have a lot growing up, but she had what she needed: her mother's love, a will to learn, and her own determination. With bravery she became the person she wanted to be. With hard work she succeeded. With little sunlight and only a modest plot from which to grow, Justice Sotomayor bloomed for the whole world to see.

Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
4.5
Lexile Measure
840L
DRA
34
Guided Reading
O
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Jonah Winter Artist, musician, and author Jonah Winter combined his interests to create a children's book called Fair Ball! 14 Great Stars from Baseball's Negro Leagues.
Edel Rodriguez Edel Rodriguez was born in Havana, Cuba. He left for America on a boat with his parents and sister when he was 8 years old.

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