Sonia Sotomayor (She Persisted)

by Meg Medina (Author) Gillian Flint (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: She Persisted

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!

Sonia Sotomayor is the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in the history of the United States, but her road there wasn't easy. She overcame many challenges along the way, including a diagnosis of diabetes at age seven. But she didn't let that stop her from achieving her dream and inspiring children all over the world to work hard and believe in themselves.

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Meg Medina, readers learn about the amazing life of Sonia Sotomayor--and how she persisted. Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!


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Meg Medina
Meg Medina es la autora de Merci Suárez se pone las pilas, libro ganador de la medalla Newbery, elegido también finalista para el premio Kirkus de 2018. Entre sus novelas para jóvenes figuran Yaqui Delgado quiere darte una paliza, ganadora del premio Pura Belpré de autor de 2014; Burn Baby Burn, nominada para el National Book Award; y The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind. También es autora de los libros de cuentos ilustrados Mango, Abuela y yo, ilustrado por Angela Dominguez, destacado por una mención de honor para el premio Pura Belpré de autor; y Tía Isa quiere un carro, ilustrado por Claudio Muñoz, ganador del premio Ezra Jack Keats al escritor novel. Meg Medina es hija de inmigrantes cubanos, creció en Queens, New York, y actualmente vive en Richmond, Virginia.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780593116012
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publication date
June 20, 2021
Series
She Persisted

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