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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

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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, Call number: 921 GIN

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

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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 Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HIR

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

Thomas, Clarence

1 hold on 1 copy

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 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.73 THO

Carmon, Irin

2 holds on 1 copy

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

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Levy, Debbie

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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

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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 Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.732 Keith 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 347.73 SOT

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

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

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

Winter, Jonah

Summary: A biography of U.S. Supreme Court judge, Sonia Sotomayor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 SOT

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 Bronxhousing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SOTOMAYOR SOT

Ortiz, Victoria

Summary: "The life and career of the fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice, now a popular icon, with dramatic accounts of her landmark cases that moved the needle on legal protection of human rights, illustrated with b/w archival photographs"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shores, Erika L.

Summary: "Describes the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 347.73 SHO

Bentley, Judith.

Summary: A biography of the former Arizona state senator and judge who in 1981 became the first woman ever appointed a justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J. Messner 1983

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB O'CONNOR BEN

Ortiz, Victoria

Summary: A biography that discusses the life and career of the popular icon and fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, providing dramatic accounts of her landmark cases.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Ginsburg, Ruth Bader

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Summary: "The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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James, Rawn.

Summary: "The Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education is widely considered the milestone victory of the civil rights movement, but it was only the culmination of a decades-long legal campaign, brilliantly and relentlessly waged. 'Root and Branch' is the epic story of the two fiercely dedicated lawyers who led that fight, from county courthouses to the marble halls of the Supreme Court"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347.7314 JAM

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