Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks at the University of California at Berkeley. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Photo: Ben Margot/AP
Photo: Ben Margot/AP

Tickets to see Justice Sonia Sotomayor available today

Tickets to see Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor during the AJC Decatur Book Festival are available today, starting at 10 a.m.

> UPDATE: The tickets sold out quickly

Sotomayor appears 4 p.m., Sept. 1, in Agnes Scott College’s Gaines Chapel at Presser Hall. There is no cost to attend the event, but tickets must be reserved ahead of time, at the Eventbrite website.

Visitors can reserve a maximum of four tickets per family. 

Sotomayor, the first Latina Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, will discuss her new children’s book, “Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You.”

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has written a children's book about understanding differences. CONTRIBUTED: AJC DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL

When she was a child Sotomayor was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes, and was required to give herself insulin injections each day. Her condition made her feel different from other children, but she learned that differences can be strengths.

In her book, illustrated by Rafael López, she encourages readers to “just ask” when they encounter someone who seems different.

 Those wishing to enter the book signing line after the event must have a copy of “Just Ask!” or the Spanish edition, "¡Solo pregunta!" Books will be available for purchase that day or can be pre-ordered at Little Shop of Stories.

Tickets to AJC Decatur Book Festival events are for general admission seating, and demand usually exceeds supply. Festival organizers recommend ordering tickets early.

For more information about the festival go to the AJC Decatur Book Fest website.

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