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I Am Sonia Sotomayor: Ordinary People Change the World

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Positive messages in engaging bio of Supreme Court justice.

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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Meh, modern politics...

I don't think this particular woman is a woman whom children should aspire to be...

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Another winner joins the Ordinary People Change the World Series as author Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos turn to the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. Growing up poor but much loved in the Bronx, young Sonia Sotomayor found dreams and inspiration in books, the determination to pursue them in herself, and the ability to accomplish them thanks to the kindness and support of many. There's a lot to like about young Sonia as she dreams of being a detective, protects her little brother against bullies, and discovers a career in law as a way to help people -- and a lot to relate to in I Am Sonia Sotomayor as she deals with loss and obstacles along the way.

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