A nation's hope: the story of boxing legend Joe Louis

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The magnificent, inspiring story of an AMERICAN SPORTS HERO, by Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Pena. On the eve of World War II, African-American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title. For much of America, their fight came to represent America's war with Germany. This elegant and powerful picture book biography centers on this historic fight in which the American people came together to celebrate our nation's founding ideals. New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book Award Booklist Editor's Choice Best Books of 2011 School Library Journal Best Books of 2011
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9780803731677
9781629238500
9780147510617
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Grouping Title nation s hope the story of boxing legend joe louis
Grouping Author de la peña matt
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-07 23:28:34PM
Last Indexed 2018-08-18 00:16:14AM

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subject_facet African American boxers, African American boxers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Biography, Louis, Joe, -- 1914-1981, Louis, Joe, -- 1914-1981 -- Juvenile literature
title_display A nation's hope : the story of boxing legend Joe Louis
title_full A nation's hope : the story of boxing legend Joe Louis / Matt De La Pẽna ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson, A nation's hope : the story of boxing legend Joe Louis / Matt de la Peña ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson, A nation's hope : the story of boxing legend Joe Louis [electronic resource] / Matt de la Peña
title_short A nation's hope :
title_sub the story of boxing legend Joe Louis
topic_facet African American boxers, African Americans, Louis, Joe