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The Supreme Court by
Publication Date: 2020-01-01
""Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces the Supreme Court to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher"--
Becoming RBG by
Publication Date: 2019-11-05
From the New York Times bestselling author of I Dissent comes a biographical graphic novel about celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon--a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in society and the workplace. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has often said that true and lasting change in society and law is accomplished slowly, one step at a time. This is how she has evolved, too. Step by step, the shy little girl became a child who questioned unfairness, who became a student who persisted despite obstacles, who became an advocate who resisted injustice, who became a judge who revered the rule of law, who became...RBG.
I Dissent by
Publication Date: 2016-09-20
Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg--in the first picture book about her life--as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable! Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what's right for people everywhere. This biographical picture book about the Notorious RBG, tells the justice's story through the lens of her many famous dissents, or disagreements.
Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition by
Publication Date: 2017-11-28
"A tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that does more than catalog her achievements; it conveys her spirit, one that will leave readers in awe."* This New York Times bestselling version of the acclaimed biography Notorious RBG is an excellent way to share with middle grade readers just why Justice Ginsburg was such a powerful role model. This entertaining and insightful full-color 200-page young readers' edition mixes pop culture, humor, and expert analysis for a remarkable account of the indomitable Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Heroine. Trailblazer. Pioneer. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an icon to millions. Her tireless fight for equality and women's rights inspired not only great strides in the workforce but impacted the law of the land. This accessible biography of this fierce woman, detailing her searing dissents and powerful jurisprudence, is a keeper.
Turning Pages by
Publication Date: 2018-09-04
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.
Sonia Sotomayor : a biography by
Publication Date: 2017
Sonia Sotomayor has paved her own way to enact profound changes and reforms, despite the obstacles that stood in her way. And she certainly has had her share of adversity: she was diagnosed with diabetes when she was just eight years old, lived in housing projects in the Bronx in her youth, and fought (and still is fighting) against blatant discrimination throughout her career. Now in her early 60s, Justice Sotomayor has already made history in being appointed to the Court as the first Latina justice, the third woman justice, and one of the three youngest justices in this position.
What Does the U.S. Supreme Court Do? by
Publication Date: 2017-07-15
"The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States. While it only hears about 80 cases out of the thousands that petition to be heard, the court's decisions have a big impact. The most important job of the Supreme Court is to decide the constitutionality of laws and actions. This process is broken down for readers in simple terms that support their understanding of the judicial branch. The main content offers curriculum-based information about the court's relationship with the Constitution, justice appointments, and how justices write opinions. Fact boxes supply definitions and further explanations of more complicated ideas."
Reading is Supreme
Students will learn how to draw conclusion from supporting evidence through biographies of Supreme Court Justices.
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