Sotomayor’s picture book ‘Just Help!’ coming in January

NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is continuing her successful side career as an author with a picture book about giving to others. Philomel Books says Sotomayor’s “Just Help! How to Build a Better World” will be published Jan. 25. With illustrations by Angela Dominguez, “Just Help” was inspired by the community spirit of Sotomayor’s own family. According to Philomel, an imprint for Penguin Young Readers, Sotomayor’s book will guide readers through a neighborhood where all contribute to improve the world and each other’s lives. Sotomayor’s previous works include such bestsellers as the memoir “My Beloved World.”