This title examines the remarkable life of Sonia Sotomayor. Readers will learn about Sotomayor's family background, childhood, education, and career as the first Hispanic American associate justice of the Supreme Court. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.