Feeling different, especially as a kid, can be tough. But in the same way that different types of plants and flowers make a garden more beautiful and enjoyable, different types of people make our world more vibrant and wonderful.
"Addressing topics too often ignored, this picture book presents information in a direct and wonderfully child-friendly way." --Booklist
"An affirmative, delightfully diverse overview of disabilities." --Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Sonia Sotomayor was born in the Bronx, New York. She earned a BA from Princeton University and a JD from Yale Law School. She served as Assistant District Attorney in New York County, and then as a litigator at Pavia & Harcourt. In 1991, President George H. W. Bush nominated her to the US District Court, Southern District of New York. In 1997, President William Jefferson Clinton nominated her to the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. President Barack Obama nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on May 26, 2009, and she assumed this role August 8, 2009, becoming the first Latina to ever hold such a high position. She is the author of Turning Pages, My Beloved World, and The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor.
- Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 9780525514121