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Win 2 Inspiring Books About Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Sponsored by Random House Children’s Books
The Children’s Book Review | January 23, 2019

Discover the inspiring life of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court!

When she was just a young girl, Sonia Sotomayor dared to dream about becoming a lawyer and a judge. Now her true story is captured in these 2 books certain to inspire young readers.

Enter for a chance to win copies of  Turning Pages: My Life Story and The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor.

Two (2) winners receive:

  • A copy of Turning Pages: My Life Story
  • A copy of The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor

Giveaway begins January 23, 2019, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends February 23, 2019, at 11:59 P.M. MT.

Turning Pages- My Life StoryTurning Pages: My Life Story

Written by Sonia Sotomayor

Illustrated by Lulu Delacre

Publisher’s Synopsis: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells her own story for young readers for the very first time!

As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. 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. 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.

Ages 4-8 | Publisher: Philomel Books | September 4, 2018 | ISBN-13: 978-0525514084

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The Beloved World of Sonia SotomayorThe Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor

Written by Sonya Sotomayor

Publisher’s Synopsis: Sonia Sotomayor was just a girl when she dared to dream big. Her dream? To become a lawyer and a judge even though she’d never met one of either, and none lived in her neighborhood.

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.

Eventually, all of Sonia’s hard work led to her appointment as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 2009, a role that she has held ever since.

Learn about Justice Sotomayor’s rise and her amazing work as well as about the Supreme Court in this fascinating memoir that shows that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true.

Ages 10+ | Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers | September 4, 2018 | ISBN-13: 978-1524771140

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About the Author

SONIA SOTOMAYOR graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1976 and from Yale Law School in 1979. She worked as an assistant district attorney in New York and then at the law firm of Pavia & Harcourt. She served as a judge of the US District Court, Southern District of New York, from 1992 to 1998, and from 1998 to 2009 served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In May 2009, President Barack Obama nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; she assumed this role on August 8, 2009.

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  • Win 2 Inspiring Books About Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Sponsored by Random House Children’s Books.
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  • Two (2) winners receive:
    • A copy of Turning Pages: My Life Story
    • A copy of The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor
  • Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
  • Winners will be selected at random on or about February 25, 2019.
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