The champ! : the story of Muhammad Ali
|Format:||Print Book 2004|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 6 copies|
Muhammad Ali is one of the world's best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From his unlikely beginnings as a skinny, young Cassius Clay learning to box at a local gym to becoming the heavyweight champion of the world at the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," where even the skies let loose with rain right after his victory, Ali has captivated the world. Tonya Bolden's careful research and elegant telling, paired with R. Gregory Christie's incredible paintings, make this a book that will inform and inspire readers of all ages.
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-- Juvenile literature.
Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :Alfred A. Knopf,2004
Christie, R. Gregory,
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
9780375924019 (lib. bdg.)
0375924019 (lib. bdg.)