Meet FAPA Member Dolores Burton, Author of A Story of Courage
Former teacher and school district administrator who consistently focuses on creating opportunities for all children to reach their potential and enjoy academic success.
A Story of Courage: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor?is Dr. Burton?s fifth book. She co-authored two books for teachers and parents;?The Complete Guide to RtI: An Implementation Toolkit (2011), and?Mathematics, the Common Core, and RtI: An Integrated Approach to Teaching in Today’s Classrooms (2013). Her children?s picture books,?But You Don?t Look Like Me?(2015), and?Bully Billy is Back! The Burrowing Owls Are Worried (2016), teach lessons of kindness and the acceptance of differences between individuals using owl characters. Bullying resources are included at the end of Bully Billy is Back! for parents and teachers. Dr. Burton retired as a chair of teacher education and a professor at New York Institute of Technology. She received two Fulbright Senior Scholar Awards to assist universities in South Africa and Iceland to improve instruction. As a former teacher and school district administrator, she consistently focuses on creating opportunities for all children to reach their potential and enjoy academic success.
Dreams can come true. Justice Sonia Maria Sotomayor’s life is a story of vision, dreams, and courage. This middle-grade chapter book starts when Sonia was a child, and she first dreamed of becoming a lawyer and a judge. Working hard in school, and throughout her exciting life, the Justice persevered with the courage to overcome obstacles and fulfill her dreams. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor?s life serves as an example to every girl and boy that dreams can be achieved, and with courage, bravery, and determination every life can be a dream come true. The book includes; references, a glossary, and links to videos and websites about the Justice.
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