You Are A Star, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

You Are A Star, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Age Range
6+
Release Date
December 07, 2021
ISBN
978-1338767674
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Make way for Ruth Bader Ginsburg!
It's RBG like you've never seen her before!

Using a unique mix of first-person narrative, hilarious comic panels, and essential facts, Dean Robbins introduces young readers to an American trailblazer. The first book in an exciting new nonfiction series, You Are a Star, Ruth Bader Ginsburg! focuses on Ruth's lifelong mission to bring equality and justice to all. Sarah Green's spot-on comic illustrations bring this icon to life, and engaging back matter instructs readers on how to be more like Ruth!

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You Are A Star, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Updated: October 17, 2021)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
What worked: Great intro to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This picture book shows the early life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her fight for the rights of all. She truly was a trailblazer of her time! But this book doesn't stop there. It shows how Ginsburg loved such things as ice cream and dancing too.

The illustrations bring life to this biography. There's a timeline at the back of her life and also important terms. The author does a great job showing that Ginsburg wasn't all serious, but includes her love of opera, dancing, and how she believed in respecting others' opinions. There's also mention of her trademark necklace she'd wear whenever she dissented during a Supreme Court ruling. Readers see not only how hard Ginsburg worked to make a way for women, but how she also believed in fighting for the rights of all.

Engaging and insightful biography of a famous Supreme Court judge whose belief in fighting against rules that treated girls differently changed the world. Totally recommend.
Good Points
1. Great intro to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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