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Hispanic Star: Sonia Sotomayor

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Hispanic Star: Sonia Sotomayor

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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.

Claudia Romo Edelman is the Founder of the We Are All Human Foundation. Claudia has worked for 25 years with internationally recognized institutions including the United Nations, UNICEF, the Global Fund and the World Economic Forum. She has a track record in launching global campaigns, and she’s a master of agenda setting. She has been in the driver’s seat of some of the most successful global campaigns in the last decade including: the launch of the SDG’s, Product (RED), the creation of the SDG Lions and rebranding of the UN Refugee Agency.

Nathalie Alonso is a Cuban American writer and journalist from Queens, New York. Since 2006, she has been part of the Spanish editorial team at MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball. Nathalie is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. In 2019, she was awarded the inaugural Highlights Foundation Diversity Fellowship in Children’s Literature. Her writing for children has appeared in the magazines Faces and Cobblestone. Nathalie earned a B.A. in American studies from Columbia University.

ISBN: 9781250828224

ISBN-10: 9781250828224

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Publication Date: 09/05/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/05/2023 - 12:00am

Pages: 112

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional

Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Political