Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the US Supreme Court Justice whose pioneering advocacy for women’s and civil rights elevated her to “rock-star” status as a cultural and feminist icon, passed away September 18, age 87.
If you’d like to learn more about Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s amazing life and legacy, Pratt has many free and accessible resources – from books and ebooks to movies and musicals – to choose from:
Watch RBG (2018), Julie Cohen and Betsy West’s Academy Award®-nominated documentary about Ginsburg’s life and career, on Kanopy or Hoopla.
Watch Mimi Leder’s RBG biopic On the Basis of Sex (2018), which focuses on Ginsburg’s first gender-discrimation court case, using Pratt’s Sidewalk Service or Books-by-Mail services.
Read Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, which reached the best-seller list the day after its publication in 2015. Notorious RBG is also available as a Hoopla ebook and as an audiobook on CD. Younger audiences can listen to the Notorious RBG Young Readers Edition available through Overdrive.
Read Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s My Own Words (2016), a collection of her writings and speeches that focuses on her efforts as a women’s rights advocate.
Read Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life (2018) by Jane Sherron De Hart. Based on 15 years’ worth of interviews and research, this comprehensive biography by feminist historian De Hart explores the experiences that shaped Ginsburg’s enduring passion for justice and gender equality.
Read I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark (2016), a children’s biography of Ginsburg by Debbie Levy with illustrations by Elizabeth Baddeley.
Read Bryant Johnson’s The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong…and You Can Too! (2017), an illustrated exercise book that shares the routines that kept RBG fit into her 80s. The RBG Workout is also available as an ebook.
Listen to the Notorious RBG in Song (2018), a CD album of recordings saluting the life and work of Ginsburg that features soprano Patrice Michaels and pianist Kuang-Hao Huang, as well as compositions by composers Lori Laitman, Stacy Garrup, Vivian Fung and an aria from Derrick Wang’s new comic opera, Scalia/Ginsburg.
Looking for more on RBG?
Download or stream (mobile devices only) 14 ebooks about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg available from Hoopla.
Read any of the 33 print books about Ruth Bader Ginsburg.