[BOOKS] ⚦ Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? Author Megan Stine – Writerscompany.co.uk

Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? I read this book with my 11 year old and we enjoyed hearing about Sonia Sotomayor s life including her childhood in the Bronx and how she pursed education and excelled in her jobs. The Who Isbiography series are perfect for elementary or intermediate age students interested in learning about the featured person for an assignment or just for an exciting read The afterward portion in this edition has a timeline on one side showing key events in Sonia Sotomayor s life and the opposite page shows worl Summary Sonia Sotomayor s life accomplishments are highlighted all throughout the book It begins with her childhood and what she endured growing up to her getting accepted into Princeton After Princeton, she takes on law school in order to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a Judge There are a lot of obstacles throughout her journey, but she overcomes them and accomplishes all of her dreams Questions 1 What does the supreme court do 2 Sonia reminisces about a trip during her childhood What is something you will never forget and why 3 Celina decides to trust Sonia with an important task, what is something you have been trusted with that made you feel like an adult Why did you feel grown up 4 Sonia recalls some of her friends What qualities do you look for in a friend Do you think you would be friends with yourself Why or why not 5 Have you started thinking about college What are some steps you need to take to get there Make a timeline of your goals Love the opening story of her waiting for the call from the President of the United States and his advice that she always stay the same person she wasand stay connected to the world she came from I didn t realize she was diagnosed with diabetes at eight and injected her own insulin from that point on This diseas I did not enjoy this book I had a serious disagreement with one line on page 2 The Supreme Court is the most important court in the country it decides whether laws in the United States are fair or not In my history class, we were taught that the Supreme Court det Excellent children s chapter book on Sonia SotomayorExcellent children s chapter book on the life of Sonia Sotomayor This book goes into a brief history of Sonia s history including her early schooling, di The Truly Inspiring Story Of The First Latina Supreme Court Justice.Outspoken, Energetic, And Fun, Sonia Sotomayor Has Managed To Turn Every Struggle In Life Into A Triumph Born In The Bronx To Immigrant Parents From Puerto Rico, Sonia Found Out At Age Nine That She Had Diabetes, A Serious Illness Now But An Even Dangerous One Fifty Years Ago How Did Young Sonia Handle The Devastating News She Learned To Give Herself Her Daily Insulin Shots And Became Determined To Make The Most Out Of Her Life It Was The Popular Sixties TV Show Perry Mason That Made Sonia Want To Become A Lawyer Not Only A Lawyer, But A Judge Her Remarkable Career Was Capped In 2009 When President Barack Obama Nominated Her To The Supreme Court, Only The Third Woman And First Hispanic Justice In The Court S History Stories Of Sotomayor S Career Are Hardly Dry Legal Stuff She Once Hopped On A Motorcycle To Chase Down Counterfeiters And Was The Judge Whose Ruling Ended The Major League Baseball Strike In 1995. Great story about perseverance and taking chances. Not as well written as some of the other books in the series. Rated 5 starsAges 12

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About the Author: Megan Stine

Megan Stine is the Editor in Chief of Real U Guides and the author of than 100 books for young readers including Trauma Rama, an etiquette book for teenagers published by Seventeen magazine, and several titles in a series based on the popular 1990 s television series Party of Five A frequent writer of books in the enormously popular Mary Kate and Ashley series, she is the best selling author