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Rappaport, Doreen

Summary: As a student, teacher, lawyer, and judge, Ruth often experienced unfair treatment. But she persisted, becoming a cultural icon, championing equality in pay and opportunity. Her brilliant mind, compelling arguments, and staunch commitment to truth and justice have convinced many to stand with her, and her fight continues to this day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GIN

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "Biography of American Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CAL

De Hart, Jane Sherron

Summary: "The first full life--private; public; legal; philosophical--of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the Justice, her husband, her children, her friends, and associates. In this large,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GINSBURG, RUTH BADER DEH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B GINSBURG DEH

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Offers an illustrated introduction to the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that explores the ways that the society in which she grew up was unfair toward women, Jews, and other groups, and how she spent her life working to fight that unfairness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GIN

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This volume of ordinary people change the world features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She is proof that with opportunity comes justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SOT

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOTOMAYOR SOT

Hirshman, Linda R

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: An account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be appointed to the Supreme Court examines their respective religious and political beliefs while sharing insights into how they have influenced interpretations of the Constitution to promote equal rights for women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HIR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HIR

Thomas, Clarence

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The Supreme Court justice recounts his life story, from his impoverished childhood in Jim Crow-era Georgia and struggles to acquire an education to his publicly contested confirmation to the nation's highest court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.73 THO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMAS, CLARENCE THO

Robin, Corey

Summary: "Most people can tell you two things about Clarence Thomas: Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, and he almost never speaks from the bench. Here are some things they don't know: Thomas is a black nationalist. In college he memorized the speeches of Malcolm X. He believes white people are incurably racist. In the first examination of its kind, Corey Robin - one of the foremost analysts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMAS, CLARENCE ROB

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Davidson, Rose

Summary: Details the career of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, including her work for gender equality, her time with the ACLU, and her law career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE DAV

Levy, Debbie

Summary: "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. She blazed trails to the peaks of the male-centric worlds of education and law, where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J NF LEV

Ginsburg, Ruth Bader

Summary: "In the fall of 2019, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited the University of California, Berkeley School of Law to deliver the first annual Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture in honor of her friend, the late Herma Hill Kay, with whom Ginsburg had coauthored the very first casebook on sex-based discrimination in 1974. Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue is the result of a period of collaboration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GINSBURG, RUTH BADER GIN

Medina, Meg

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, part of the She Persisted series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SOT

Carmon, Irin

Summary: A visually rich, intimate, unprecedented look at the Justice and how she changed the world. From Ginsburg's refusal to let the slammed doors of sexism stop her to her innovative legal work, from her before-its-time feminist marriage to her perch on the nation's highest court, with the fierce dissents to match, get to know RBG as never before. As the country struggles with the unfinished...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GINSBURG, RUTH BADER Car

Hammer, Peter J.

Summary: The Honorable Damon J. Keith was appointed to the federal bench in 1967 and has served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit since 1977, where he has been an eloquent defender of civil and constitutional rights and a vigorous enforcer of civil rights law. In Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith, authors Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.732 KEI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEITH, DAMON J HAM

Claiborne-West, Joyce

Summary: "Amy knows how to listen to her head and to her heart--and most importantly, when to listen to which. Amy Coney Barrett is one of the busiest women in America. Along with being a United States Supreme Court justice, she is also the mother of seven children, two of whom she adopted from Haiti. And she insists on baking all their birthday cakes herself. Not just because she has a flair for fancy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heroes of Liberty Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAR

Stahr, Walter

Summary: "From an acclaimed, New York Times bestselling biographer, a timely reassessment of Abraham Lincoln's indispensable Secretary of the Treasury: a leading proponent for black rights both before and during his years in cabinet and later as Chief Justice of the United States. Salmon P. Chase is best remembered as a rival of Lincoln's for the Republican nomination in 1860-but there would not have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHASE, SALMON P. STA

Gibson, Larry S.

Summary: The only biography of Thurgood Marshall endorsed by his immediate family covers his life from his upbringing to his landmark work with the NAACP and his appointment as the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARSHALL, THURGOOD GIB

Moses, Shelia P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAC

Collins, David R.

Summary: A brief biography of Clarence Thomas and his rise to the position of Supreme Court justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pelican Pub. Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 THO

Summary: Known as the court of last resort, the Supreme Court, where nine judges appointed for life make monumental decisions that govern our everyday lives, from the contents of the nation's daily newspapers to what we can do in the privacy of our own homes. With immense power and considerable mystery, the court of final appeal has helped author the history of America. One nation under law: Examines...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SUP

Kanefield, Teri

Summary: "Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) was a US Supreme Court Justice and important civil rights activist. Born in Baltimore, Marshall faced racial segregation at school, but he worked his way up and earned his law degree from Howard University, where he met Charles Hamilton Houston. He followed Houston to New York to serve the NAACP and argued cases as an attorney. He argued more than thirty-two cases...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAR

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself. ...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 347.73 SOT

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