"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Many awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series.
Sonia Sotomayor's path, from growing up in the projects to success in Ivy League universities to her rise in the legal profession is a true testament to the American dream. She broke the rules women were supposed to follow in her life and career, ultimately becoming the first Latino justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and the third woman to serve the Court. Her determined spirit and achievements make her a role model and an inspiration.
About the Author
KATHLEEN KRULL is an acclaimed biographer for young readers. Her books have received rave reviews and won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe/ Horn Book Honor Award. She is also the author of Louisa May's Battle, Pocahontas, and A Woman for President. Kathleen lives in San Diego, California, with her husband. Visit Kathleen online at www.kathleenkrull.com.
ANGELA DOMINGUEZ was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now resides in Brooklyn, NY. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She's the author and illustrator of several books, including the Pura Belpré Illustration Honor book Maria Had a Little Llama. Visit her online at www.angeladominguezstudio.com.