A Spanish-language version will also be available. In Turning Pages, Justice Sotomayor shares that love of books with a new generation of readers, and inspires them to read and puzzle and dream for themselves. I read Justice Sonia Sotomayor's autobiography "My Beloved World" when it came out several years ago and thought many of her experiences would resonate with and inpsire so many school children especially from Hispanic cultures. An appreciation for reading, sure, but most children’s books have something resembling a story structure. The Supreme Court justice shares how books, reading, and words have shaped her life. Beautiful book with a terrific message! I was also lucky enough to get it signed by Justice Sonia Sotomayor when she visited the school district that I teach!! I was surprised that the book was included in a first grade Prime Book Box and makes me question the Prime Book Box selections. "My story is a story about books—of poems and comics, of law and mystery, of science and science fiction—written both in Spanish and in English." Turning Pages: My Life Story - Ebook written by Sonia Sotomayor.
It would also be good for independent reading by students interested in biographies or political figures." …Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivers an ode to books under the guise of recounting her life story. Desafortunadamente no puedo valorar los libros porque no los recibí y no se a quien hacerle el reclamo.
It is an autobiographical picture book of Sonia Sotomayor, a Supreme Court Justice. Reviewed in the United States on November 18, 2019.
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Delacre's mixed-media illustrations contribute to the child-friendly feel of the book and neatly extend the metaphors the text spins.
She served as Assistant District Attorney in New York County, and then as a litigator at Pavia & Harcourt. I wasn't disappointed. I was surprised that the book was included in a first grade Prime Book Box and makes me question the Prime Book Box selections. I bought both the English and Spanish version and donated to the elementary school where I volunteer as a math tutor which is 85% Hispanic with most speaking Spanish at home and are eligible for the free breakfast and lunch programs at school. Nancy Drew mysteries and Lord of the Flies inspired her to think about the work she might want to do.
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For young Sonia, the answer was books!
Bush nominated her to the US District Court, Southern District of New York. Reviewed in the United States on September 27, 2018.
However it was offered as part of the Prime Book Box for a first grade boy. After being diagnosed with diabetes, Sotomayor found strength in comic books; following her father’s death, her local library became a refuge. Simple and clear but deeply profound and inspiring. Descubriendo el bosque nublado/Olinguito, from A to Z!
I don’t think there was a plot.
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After the death of her father when she was 9, books and the library helped her escape sadness at home.
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It would also be good for independent reading by students interested in biographies or political figures." This is an excellent biography for the young elementary school set. Big fan of Sonya Sotomayor, but not this book! Accompanied by Lulu Delacre's vibrant art, this story of the Justice's life shows readers that the world is full of promise and possibility—all they need to do is turn the page. This charming new title ... Ring in Valentine's Day--and love--with the New York Times Best-Selling Crayons! If you are looking to purchase this book for a strong reader who could appreciate a great role model this book is a good choice. I would be willing to say my family isn’t the target audience, but then again she is one of my Supreme Court justices, I want to like her book, I want my kid to like her book, I was hoping this would be a book that would cultivate my kid’s patriotism! For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Please try again. She earned a BA from Princeton University and a JD from Yale Law School.
Turning Pages: My Life St... Simple and clear but deeply profound and inspiring.
Translate review to English. She served as Assistant District Attorney in New York County, and then as a litigator at Pavia & Harcourt.
I was THIRLLED when I learned she had written one and it had just been released in both English and Spanish.
The first line of the book sets the scene: "My story is a story about books…" From this page onward, Sotomayor takes readers along on a journey, continually reflecting on how a particular title or genre struck her at that time in her life. Please try again.
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They helped her to connect with her family in New York and in Puerto Rico, to deal with her diabetes diagnosis, to cope with her father's death, to uncover the secrets of the world, and to dream of a future for herself in which anything was possible.In Turning Pages, Justice Sotomayor shares that love of books with a new generation of readers, and inspires them to read and puzzle and dream for themselves. Reviewed in the United States on December 14, 2019. I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark. Based on the true story behind Gilbert Stuart's famous portraits of Washington, this funny historical ... Based on the true story behind Gilbert Stuart's famous portraits of Washington, this funny historical
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(timeline, photographs) (Picture book/biography. 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.
I’m generally skeptical about famous people writing children’s books. Readers will enjoy the illustrations done in mixed media of oil washes with collage elements that distinctly accompany the text. : Be Different, Be Brave, Be You, Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx (Spanish and English Edition). Reviewed in the United States on November 18, 2018. School Library Connection. This book will not live up to your expectations. Reviewed in the United States on October 5, 2018. They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. Please try your request again later.
School Library Journal, starred review"A personal and appealing book made to inspire." During college and law school, books continued to be her companion. ... Ring in Valentine's Day--and love--with the New York Times Best-Selling Crayons! I wanted to buy this book even if it wasn’t an awesome children’s book, because I wanted to read Sonia Sotomayor’s story to my daughter. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. 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.
Comic books about people with superpowers fueled her bravery as she coped with diabetes. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. She begins her story as a child in the Bronx. When she experiences her Papi's death at the age of nine, she takes comfort among the stacks in the neighborhood library. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Reviewed in the United States on September 27, 2018. In 1991, when President George H.W.
I would be willing to say my family isn’t the target audience, but then again she is one of my Supreme Court justices, I want to like her book, I want my kid to like her book, I was hoping this would be a book that would cultivate my kid’s patriotism!
Does this book contain inappropriate content? A winning addition to libraries that serve young readers.—Martha Rico, El Paso ISD, TX. The Justice has a strong voice in her Supreme Court decisions, but this book is just not worth a read. Unable to add item to List. book by the critically acclaimed author of the Snappsy the Alligator series, Julie Falatko.The unpopular animals have had enough. Her mother's purchase of an encyclopedia set unveiled the secrets of the world. Please try again.
07/16/2018Writing in eloquent first-person prose, Sotomayor relays her upbringing and path to the Supreme Court, emphasizing how reading books, “written both in Spanish and in English,” has remained at the center of her personal development. There's a problem loading this menu right now.
Lulu Delacre's soft renderings of the first Latina Supreme Court justice as a little brown-haired bookworm in the Bronx will make both Red and Blue hearts melt…[Turning Pages] bursts with charm.
Please try again. Members save with free shipping everyday! Find all the books, read about the author, and more. She is the author of My Beloved World and The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor.Lulu Delacre (www.luludelacre.com) has been writing and illustrating children's books since 1980. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed.
Not only did she read "Nancy Drew" mysteries and science fiction, Sotomayor also basked in the pages of a 24-volume encyclopedia set, a gift from her mother. Bush nominated her to the US District Court, Southern District of New York. This book exceeded my expectations.
Without context provided, the initial illustrations depicting a child and an older woman going food shopping might be puzzling to readers not familiar with the close connection between Sotomayor and her grandmother.
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