Sonia Sotomayor (Hispanic Star)

by Claudia Romo Edelman (Author) Alexandra Beguez (Illustrator)

Sonia Sotomayor (Hispanic Star)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Hispanic Star

Read about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, one of the the most groundbreaking, iconic Hispanic and Latinx heroes that have shaped our culture and the world.

In this gripping biography written by Claudia Romo Edelman and Nathalie Alonso, with black-and-white illustrations by Alexandra Beguez, perfect for fans of the Who Was and She Persisted series. Meet Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, once just a girl growing up in The Bronx, New York, with her brother and Puerto Rican-born parents. From a young age, her mother emphasized the value of education. Sonia would eventually graduate summa cum laude from Princeton University, receive a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School, and later begin working as an assistant district attorney for New York County. Throughout her decades-long career, Sonia Sotomayor has been driven by her commitment to justice, inspiring young people to follow their dreams and strive to make them reality.

Hispanic Star proudly celebrates Hispanic and Latinx heroes who have made remarkable contributions to American culture and have been an undeniable force in shaping its future. If you can see it, you can be it.

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Claudia Romo Edelman

Claudia Romo Edelman is the founder of the We Are All Human Foundation and Hispanic Star and has worked for twenty-five years with internationally recognized institutions, including the United Nations, the Global Fund, the World Economic Forum, and UNICEF. She's led some of the most successful global campaigns in the last decade, including Product (RED), the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in collaboration with the United Nations, the creation of the SDG Lions, and the rebranding of the UN Refugee Agency. Visit her at claudiaromoedelman.com.

Nathalie Alonso is a Cuban American writer and journalist born and raised in Queens, New York. She is part of the Spanish editorial team at MLB.com as well as a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Her writing for children has appeared in the magazines Faces and Cobblestone. Nathalie earned a BA in American studies from Columbia University. Visit her at nathaliealonso.com.

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781250828224
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
Publication date
September 20, 2023
Series
Hispanic Star
BISAC categories
JNF007050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Cultural Heritage
JNF038050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Caribbean & Latin America
Library of Congress categories
United States
Officials and employees
Sotomayor, Sonia
Hispanic American judges
Judges

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