What it's like to be Sonia Sotomayor

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Author Gagne, Tammy
Binding Library Bound
Copyright 2011
Dewey Number 347.7326
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.25
Interest Level Primary
Reading Level 3.3
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Series What It's Like to Be.../Qué se siente al ser...
Series ISBN 9781612283241
Pages 32
Subject Sonia, Hispanic American Judges, Judges, Sotomayor

What it's like to be Sonia Sotomayor

In 2009, Sonia Sotomayor made history when she became the first Hispanic justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. This wasnt the first time she beat the odds against her, though. Growing up in a one-parent household in the Bronx, New York, she aspired to be a lawyer. Encouraged by her mother, she achieved this goal and so much more. Although many people view Justice Sotomayor as an inspiration, she sees herself a little differently. She says she is just a kid from the Bronx. Because of her many achievements despite her humble spirit, many people wonderwhats it like to be Sonia Sotomayor?

En el 2009, Sonia Sotomayor hizo historia cuando se convirti en la primera jueza hispana del Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos. Sin embargo, no es la primera vez que salva obstculos al parecer insalvables. Se cri slo con su madre en el Bronx, Nueva York, y desde pequea quiso ser abogada. Alentada por su madre, logr su objetivo y mucho ms. Aunque muchos ven a la Jueza Sotomayor como una inspiracin, ella se ve un poco diferente. Dice que slo es una chica del Bronx. Por sus muchos logros y su espritu humilde, mucha gente se pregunta: Qu se siente al ser Sonia Sotomayor?


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