Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality Prime –

ANew York Times New York Public Library Best Illustrated Childrens Book ofALA Notable Childrens Book Parents Choice Gold Medal Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People Amelia Bloomer List selectionILATeachers Choice Reading List selectionABank Street Best Childrens Book of the Year To become the first female Jewish Supreme Court Justice, the unsinkable Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to overcome countless injustices Growing up in Brooklyn in the s and s, Ginsburg was discouraged from working by her father, who thought a womans place was in the home Regardless, she went to Cornell University, where men outnumbered women four to one There, she met her husband, Martin Ginsburg, and found her calling as a lawyer Despite discrimination against Jews, females, and working mothers, Ginsburg went on to become Columbia Law Schools first tenured female professor, a judge for the US Court of Appeals, and finally, a Supreme Court Justice Structured as a court case in which the reader is presented with evidence of the injustice that Ginsburg faced, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the true story of how one of Americas most notorious women bravely persevered to become the remarkable symbol of justice she is today