Robert H. Jackson: New Deal Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, Nuremberg Prosecutor

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Product Details
Price
$22.99  $21.38
Publisher
Calkins Creek Books
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
7.76 X 9.74 X 0.56 inches | 1.12 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781590785119

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About the Author
Gail Jarrow's books have earned many awards, including the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, a Sibert Honor, Orbis Pictus Honor, YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction finalist, a Notable Social Studies Trade Book, NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book and Best STEM book, The Jefferson Cup Award, a Eureka! Gold Award, as well as Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal Best Books and VOYA Honor Book distinctions. She lives in Ithaca, New York. Visit gailjarrow.com.
Reviews
★ "Jarrow's engrossing biography should bring Robert H. Jackson some well-deserved attention.... An outstanding addition to most collections. (timeline, source notes, bibliography, index, picture credits)" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Will fascinate readers."--Booklist

"Will be especially useful to social-studies teachers looking for supplemental information for World War II and Holocaust curricula. An impressively detailed and fascinating treatment of a little-known yet important figure in American history."--School Library Journal

"This engaging biography describes the path of Robert H. Jackson from country boy to Supreme Court Justice. The text clearly conveys the historic events, political ideologies, and constitutional laws of his lifetime in addition to relating his impact on issues facing our country today...An extensive list of resources completes this well-researched volume."--Horn Book