I Dissent by Debbie Levy
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

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The judicious use of large and varied display types throughout the pages emphasizes Ginsburg’s thoughts and actions, often evoking picket signs of protest. Read this and be inspired to work for justice through the legal system.
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Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable!

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere. This biographical picture book about the Notorious RBG, tells the justice’s story through the lens of her many famous dissents, or disagreements.
 

About Debbie Levy

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Debbie Levy is no stranger to powerful nonfiction narratives for children. She is the author of We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song, Dozer’s Run: A True Story of a Dog and His Race, and a number of other nonfiction and fiction titles. She is a former lawyer and newspaper editor. She currently lives in Maryland with her husband.Elizabeth Baddeley is an illustrator based in Kansas City, Missouri, and graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a degree in Illustration as Visual Essay. She is no stranger to biographies of powerful women and has illustrated two picture books: A Woman in the House (and Senate) and Women Who Broke The Rules: Mary Todd Lincoln.
 
Published September 20, 2016 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Children's Books.
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Kirkus

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on May 18 2016

The judicious use of large and varied display types throughout the pages emphasizes Ginsburg’s thoughts and actions, often evoking picket signs of protest. Read this and be inspired to work for justice through the legal system.

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Publishers Weekly

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on May 03 2017

Baddeley’s (A Woman in the House [and Senate]) playful, full-color illustrations show a resolute Ginsburg realizing a life that includes college, law school, motherhood and a successful legal career. The typeface also emphasizes Ginsburg’s true-to-herself determination...

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