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Ella persistió: Sonia Sotomayor / She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor

Author Meg Medina
Illustrated by Gillian Flint
Prologue by Chelsea Clinton
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$9.95 US
On sale Mar 22, 2022 | 80 Pages | 9781644735541
Inspirado en el bestseller #1 del New York Times Ella persistió / She Persisted de Chelsea Clinton y Alexandra Boiger, llega ahora esta serie en Chapter Books sobre mujeres que sobresalieron, lucharon y se levantaron contra viento y marea.
 
Sonia Sotomayor es la primera jueza latina en la Corte Suprema en la historia de los Estados Unidos, pero su trayectoria no fue fácil. Ella tuvo que superar numerosos obstáculos y desafíos en el camino, como recibir un diagnóstico de diabetes a los siete años. Pero no dejó que eso le impidiera alcanzar su sueño e inspirar a los niños de todo el mundo a trabajar duro y tener fe en sí mismos.
 
En este chapter book biográfico de la galardonada autora Meg Medina, los lectores aprenderán sobre la asombrosa vida de Sonia Sotomayor y cómo persistió. ¡El libro se completa con una introducción de Chelsea Clinton!

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!

Sonia Sotomayor is the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in the history of the United States, but her road there wasn't easy. She overcame many challenges along the way, including a diagnosis of diabetes at age seven. But she didn't let that stop her from achieving her dream and inspiring children all over the world to work hard and believe in themselves. In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Meg Medina, readers learn about the amazing life of Sonia Sotomayor--and how she persisted. Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!
Meg Medina(megmedina.com) is a New York Timesbestselling and award-winning author who writes for children and teens. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Ezra Jack Keats Writer Award as well as the Pura Belpré Award and Honor. She is the 2019 Newbery Medal winner for her novel Merci Suárez ChangesGears. When she is not writing, she works on community projects that support Latinx youth. She lives with her family in Richmond, Virginia. You can follow Meg on Twitter @meg_medina and on Instagram @megmedinabooks.

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Inspirado en el bestseller #1 del New York Times Ella persistió / She Persisted de Chelsea Clinton y Alexandra Boiger, llega ahora esta serie en Chapter Books sobre mujeres que sobresalieron, lucharon y se levantaron contra viento y marea.
 
Sonia Sotomayor es la primera jueza latina en la Corte Suprema en la historia de los Estados Unidos, pero su trayectoria no fue fácil. Ella tuvo que superar numerosos obstáculos y desafíos en el camino, como recibir un diagnóstico de diabetes a los siete años. Pero no dejó que eso le impidiera alcanzar su sueño e inspirar a los niños de todo el mundo a trabajar duro y tener fe en sí mismos.
 
En este chapter book biográfico de la galardonada autora Meg Medina, los lectores aprenderán sobre la asombrosa vida de Sonia Sotomayor y cómo persistió. ¡El libro se completa con una introducción de Chelsea Clinton!

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!

Sonia Sotomayor is the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in the history of the United States, but her road there wasn't easy. She overcame many challenges along the way, including a diagnosis of diabetes at age seven. But she didn't let that stop her from achieving her dream and inspiring children all over the world to work hard and believe in themselves. In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Meg Medina, readers learn about the amazing life of Sonia Sotomayor--and how she persisted. Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!

Author

Meg Medina(megmedina.com) is a New York Timesbestselling and award-winning author who writes for children and teens. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Ezra Jack Keats Writer Award as well as the Pura Belpré Award and Honor. She is the 2019 Newbery Medal winner for her novel Merci Suárez ChangesGears. When she is not writing, she works on community projects that support Latinx youth. She lives with her family in Richmond, Virginia. You can follow Meg on Twitter @meg_medina and on Instagram @megmedinabooks.

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