National Geographic Readers (Paperback)

Sonia Sotomayor (Readers Bios)

By Barbara Kramer

National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426322891, 48pp.

Publication Date: January 12, 2016

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Explore one of the most recognized names in modern America with this biography of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Kids will learn about her rise to be the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice and the trials she faced along the way. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers.

About the Author

BARBARA KRAMER began writing biographies for children and young adults after following the advice of another author who said, "Write what you like to read." She remembered how much she enjoyed biographies when she was a kid, especially stories about trailblazers such as Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, and Elizabeth Blackwell and decided that's what she wanted to write. Her subjects have included both historical figures and people in the news.

Praise For National Geographic Readers: Sonia Sotomayor (Readers Bios)

"'Sonia Sotomayor' is an excellent resource for elementary students. Also highly recommended in this outstanding biography series from National Geographic Children's Books is: 'George Washington Carver'" -- Midwest Book Review

"From National Geographic Kids Reader series, this appealing book offers a quick, concise introduction to Sotomayor...Illustrations, mainly photos, appear on almost every page with brief sidebars and quotes. A brightly illustrated introduction to a notable contemporary American." -- Booklist.