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Biography (nonfiction), 837 words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile 860L
The first Hispanic female Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, is an American role model. She has set new standards for what women can do and achieve in the world and is proof that hard work and belief in oneself can help a person overcome any obstacle. This informative book, filled with photos of Sotomayor, chronicles her life from childhood to her 2009 appointment to the Supreme Court.
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