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Sonia Sotomayor : U.S. Supreme Court justice

Author: Alex Van Tol
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub., ©2011.
Series: Crabtree groundbreaker biographies
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sonia Sotomayor, born of Puerto Rican parents in the Bronx, New York, became a household name when President Barack Obama nominated her to the United States Supreme Court in 2009. Her confirmation made her the country's first Hispanic Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. But even before that, Sonia was an inspiration to others for her hard work and her accomplishments as a student, an attorney, and a judge.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Sonia Sotomayor; Sonia Sotomayor; Sonia Sotomayor
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Van Tol
ISBN: 9780778725374 0778725375 9780778725466 0778725464 9781427194695 1427194696
OCLC Number: 601145731
Description: 112 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court! --
Reading Nancy Drew in the projects --
The college years --
Law and order on the streets of New York --
On the bench at last --
Life as a judge in the Court of Appeals --
Nomination to the Supreme Court : the opportunity of a lifetime --
The person behind the robe.
Series Title: Crabtree groundbreaker biographies
Responsibility: by Alex Van Tol.

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Sonia Sotomayor, born of Puerto Rican parents in the Bronx, New York, became a household name when President Barack Obama nominated her to the United States Supreme Court in 2009. Her confirmation made her the country's first Hispanic Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. But even before that, Sonia was an inspiration to others for her hard work and her accomplishments as a student, an attorney, and a judge.

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The true story of a supreme court justice.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-26) Good Permalink

This book is about a woman named Sonia Sotomayor who became a Supreme Court Justice. There were rumors that Justice David Souter was retiring. At 8:10, Sonia Sotomayor got a call from President Obama that she was nominated to be a Supreme Court Justice. There are black and white pictures and...
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