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She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor - by Meg Medina & Chelsea Clinton (Paperback)

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Dimensions (Overall): 8.3 Inches (H) x .8 Inches (W) x 5.5 Inches (D)

Weight: 1 Pounds

Number of Pages: 80

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Series Title: She Persisted

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Philomel Books

Author: Meg Medina & Chelsea Clinton

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Book theme: Women

Language: English

Street Date: February 9, 2021
TCIN: 81859970
UPC: 9780593116029
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-9913
Origin: Made in the USA

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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!

Praise for She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor

Engaging and accessible . . . The compelling story of an inspirational role model. --Kirkus Reviews



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Praise for She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor

Engaging and accessible . . . The compelling story of an inspirational role model. --Kirkus Reviews



About The Author



Meg Medina (megmedina.com) is a New York Times bestselling 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 Changes Gears. 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.

Chelsea Clinton is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World; She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History; She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game; Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe; It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!; Start Now!: You Can Make a Difference; with Hillary Clinton, Grandma's Gardens and Gutsy Women; and, with Devi Sridhar, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why? She is also the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives, including those that help empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their children and their dog, Soren. You can follow Chelsea Clinton on Twitter @ChelseaClinton or on Facebook at facebook.com/chelseaclinton.

Gillian Flint (gillianflint.com) is an illustrator who has a passion for painting in watercolors. She has been drawing and creating characters for as long as she can remember. Her work has been published in the USA, the UK and Australia. In her spare time she enjoys reading and gardening at her home in the UK. You can follow her on Instagram @gillianflint_illustration.

Alexandra Boiger (alexandraboiger.com) has illustrated nearly twenty picture books, including the She Persisted series by by Chelsea Clinton; the popular Tallulah series by Marilyn Singer; and the Max and Marla books, which she also wrote. Originally from Munich, Germany, she now lives outside of San Francisco, California, with her husband, Andrea; daughter, Vanessa; and two cats, Luiso and Winter. You can follow Alexandra on Instagram @alexandra_boiger.

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