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The Beloved World Of Sonia Sotomayor (Young Readers Edition)

ISBN-10: 1524771171
ISBN-13: 9781524771171
Author: Sotomayor, Sonia
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: September 2019

Copyright: 2018

Page Count: 352


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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Lexile: 1070L
Accelerated Reader Level: 8.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 15.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / Parents

Description
In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States, was a young girl when she dared to dream big. Her dream? To become a lawyer and a judge. As Justice Sotomayor explains, "When I was a child my family was poor and we knew no lawyers or judges and none lived in our neighborhood. I knew nothing about the Supreme Court and how much its work in reinterpreting the Constitution and the laws of the United States affected peoples' lives. You cannot dream of becoming something you don't even know about. That has been the most important lesson of my life. You have to learn to dream big dreams." Sonia did not let the hardships of her background--which included growing up in the
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