I Am Sonia Sotomayor
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.
This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes greatthe 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.
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Sonia Sotomayor was born in New York City and her family came from Puerto Rico.
When she was little Sonia Sotomayor loved reading the Nancy Drew series.
When Sonia Sotomayor was nine years old she was diagnosed with diabetes.
On October 8, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as the first Hispanic and third female Justice to ever serve on the Supreme Court of the United States.