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The Resource El mundo adorado de Sonia Sotomayor, Sonia Sotomayor ; traducción y adaptación por Eva Ibarzábal

El mundo adorado de Sonia Sotomayor, Sonia Sotomayor ; traducción y adaptación por Eva Ibarzábal

Label
El mundo adorado de Sonia Sotomayor
Title
El mundo adorado de Sonia Sotomayor
Statement of responsibility
Sonia Sotomayor ; traducción y adaptación por Eva Ibarzábal
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Author
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Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
Summary
  • "In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States, was a young girl when she dared to dream big. Her dream? To become a lawyer and a judge. As Justice Sotomayor explains, "When I was a child my family was poor and we knew no lawyers or judges and none lived in our neighborhood. I knew nothing about the Supreme Court and how much its work in reinterpreting the Constitution and the laws of the United States affected peoples' lives. You cannot dream of becoming something you don't even know about. That has been the most important lesson of my life. You have to learn to dream big dreams." Sonia did not let the hardships of her background--which included growing up in the rough housing projects of New York City's South Bronx, dealing with juvenile diabetes, coping with parents who argued and fought personal demons, and worrying about money--stand in her way. Always, she believed in herself. Her determination, along with guidance from generous mentors and the unwavering love of her extended Puerto Rican family, propelled her ever forward"--
  • "An adaptation for middle graders based on the bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, in which the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's details her achievements, which serve as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert"--
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  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
PABRO
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1954-
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Sotomayor, Sonia
Dewey number
  • 347.73/2634
  • B
  • 920.9/347732634
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF8745.S67
LC item number
A318 2018
Literary form
non fiction
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Ibarzábal, Eva
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  • Sotomayor, Sonia
  • Sotomayor, Sonia
  • United States
  • United States
  • Estados Unidos
  • Hispanic American judges
  • Hispanic American women
  • Judges
  • Hispanic American judges
  • Hispanic American women
  • Judges
  • Spanish language materials
  • Jueces hispanoestadounidenses
  • Mujeres hispanoestadounidenses
  • Jueces
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
El mundo adorado de Sonia Sotomayor, Sonia Sotomayor ; traducción y adaptación por Eva Ibarzábal
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1062693935
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780525564614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
El mundo adorado de Sonia Sotomayor, Sonia Sotomayor ; traducción y adaptación por Eva Ibarzábal
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1062693935
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780525564614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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