Notorious RBG: Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Notorious RBG: Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

by Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik

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Overview

"A tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that does more than catalog her achievements; it conveys her spirit, one that will leave readers in awe."*

This acclaimed version of the New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG is an excellent way to share with middle grade readers just why Justice Ginsburg was such a powerful role model. This entertaining and insightful full-color 200-page young readers’ edition mixes pop culture, humor, and expert analysis for a remarkable account of the indomitable Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Heroine. Trailblazer. Pioneer.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an icon to millions. Her tireless fight for equality and women’s rights inspired not only great strides in the workforce but impacted the law of the land. This accessible biography of this fierce woman, detailing her searing dissents and powerful jurisprudence, is a keeper. As School Library Journal* noted, "This version shares the same knockout formatting as the adult edition: a plethora of photographs and images leaving nary a page unadorned."

Hand your middle grade reader this powerful and highly readable biography of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Includes a timeline, glossary, source list, index, and even a section that puts legal terms in plain English. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062748539
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/28/2017
Edition description: Young Readers ed.
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 9,735
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Irin Carmon is a journalist covering gender, politics, and law. She’s a contributing writer for the Washington Post’s Outlook section and a distinguished fellow at the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard. She has been a national reporter at MSNBC, Salon, and Jezebel.


Shana Knizhnik is a civil rights attorney. While a student at NYU law school, she created the Notorious R.B.G. Tumblr, a feminist website dedicated to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her lifelong fight for equality and social justice.

Table of Contents

1 A Supreme Inspiration 1

2 A Girl Who Could Think for Herself 22

3 You Could Drop a Bomb over Her Head 31

4 Professor RBG 45

5 Women Are People, Too 58

6 "Did You Always Want to Be a Judge?" 78

7 A Hero, a Star, and a Supreme Court Justice 103

8 Laying Down the Law 122

9 How to Become Notorious 156

10 Reason to Hope that We Will See a Better Day 168

Acknowledgments 177

Legal Terms in Plain English 179

Sources 183

Image Credits 188

Index 193

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