In this illustrated biography from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll learn about the early life and greatest accomplishments of the first African American female justice for the United States Supreme Court, Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Ketanji Brown Jackson was the first African American woman to be nominated to the Supreme Court. When confirmed, it made her only the second African American to serve on the highest court of the land in its 200 year history. This nonfiction biography is the story of her path to becoming a trailblazing justice. Featuring 24 pages with vibrant illustrations, this children’s book also includes a timeline, post-reading questions, and an interactive activity to help develop reading comprehension skills.
History is filled with inspiring leaders who made a difference in their communities and in our world. Each book in this illustrated biography series tells the story of an important leader in science, the arts, government, activism, and other fields. Texts focus on each leader's early life and greatest accomplishments. Each book includes a time line, questions for discussion, and an extension activity.