Roaring Brook Press Hispanic Star: Sonia Sotomayor
Roaring Brook Press Hispanic Star: Sonia Sotomayor

Hispanic Star: Sonia Sotomayor

By Claudia Romo Edelman


Publication Date: September 5, 2023

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Ages 8 to 12

Read about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, one of the the most groundbreaking, iconic Hispanic and Latinx heroes that have shaped our culture and the world, in this gripping biography series, perfect for fans of the Who Was series.

Meet Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, once just a girl growing up in The Bronx, New York, with her brother and Puerto Rican-born parents. From a young age, her mother emphasized the value of education. Sonia would eventually graduate summa cum laude from Princeton University, receive a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School, and later begin working as an assistant district attorney for New York County. Throughout her decades-long career, Sonia Sotomayor has been driven by her commitment to justice, inspiring young people to follow their dreams and strive to make them reality.

Hispanic Star proudly celebrates Hispanic and Latinx heroes who have made remarkable contributions to American culture and have been an undeniable force in shaping its future. If you can see it, you can be it.

About the Author

Claudia Romo Edelman is the creator of the Hispanic Star series and Founder of the We Are All Human Foundation. She has worked for 25 years with internationally recognized institutions including the United Nations, UNICEF, the Global Fund and the World Economic Forum. Visit her at

Nathalie Alonso is a Cuban American writer and journalist from Queens, New York. She is part of the Spanish editorial team at, and is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Her writing for children has appeared in the magazines Faces and Cobblestone. Nathalie earned a B.A. in American studies from Columbia University. Visit her at

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 112 pages

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Publication Date: September 5, 2023

ISBN: 9781250828231

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