Turning Pages: My Life Story

 
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Turning Pages: My Life Story

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells her own story for young readers for the very first time!

As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. They helped her to connect with her family in New York and in Puerto Rico, to deal with her diabetes diagnosis, to cope with her father's death, to uncover the secrets of the world, and to dream of a future for herself in which anything was possible.

In Turning Pages, Justice Sotomayor shares that love of books with a new generation of readers, and inspires them to read and puzzle and dream for themselves. Accompanied by Lulu Delacre's vibrant art, this story of the Justice's life shows readers that the world is full of promise and possibility--all they need to do is turn the page.--from the publisher

40 pages             978-0525514084             Ages 5-9

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This is the story of the first Latina U.S. Supreme Court Justice who grew up reading books that creating her pathway.  Facing childhood illness, poverty, the death of her father, Justice Sonia Sotomayor found truth and hope and herself through the power of story.

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com

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