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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.

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"Writing in eloquent first-person prose, Sotomayor relays her upbringing and path to the Supreme Court, emphasizing how reading books, 'written both in Spanish and in English,' has remained at the center of her personal development.... Finally, Sotomayor finds her way to law books, and to one of the most meaningful texts of her lifetime — the Constitution. Delacre’s work shows earnest admiration for the subject, and compositions make intriguing use of angle, shadow, and collage detail." — Publishers Weekly

Product Details

Recommended Age 5 - 9
Author Sonia Sotomayor
Illustrator Lulu Delacre
ISBN 0525514082
Publication Date Sep 4, 2018
Publisher Philomel Books
Language English