Discover the incredible story of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who followed her childhood dream of becoming a lawyer and eventually became the first Black woman to sit on the US Supreme Court in this picture book biography.
After 232 years and 115 appointments, Ketanji Onyika Brown Jackson became the first Black woman appointed to serve on the US Supreme Court. With Tami Charles’s sweeping lyricism and Jemma Skidmore’s unforgettable illustrations, readers learn about the narratives that have shaped the Justice’s life, and how this historic moment will be impressed upon the minds of the young dreamers of the future.
“Tami Charles’s writing is transcendent, evocative, and jubilant. You can’t help but feel every emotion in her words. Paired with Jemma Skidmore’s unique, kid-friendly art, this biography is a standout among its contemporaries.”
—Celia L., Executive Editor, on Ketanji Brown Jackson
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 4, 2023)
- Length: 40 pages
- ISBN13: 9781665935265
- Ages: 4 – 8