Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court Judge by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Childrens in New York .

Written in English

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  • Sotomayor, Sonia, -- 1954- -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States. -- Supreme Court -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Judges -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

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Statementby Carmen T. Bernier-Grand ; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
ContributionsGonzalez, Thomas, 1959-
LC ClassificationsKF8745.S67 B473 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24033408M
ISBN 109780761457954
LC Control Number2009048363

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