A Nation's Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

By Matt de la Peña

The significant, inspiring tale of an
AMERICAN activities HERO, by means of Newbery Award-winning writer Matt de los angeles Pena.

On the eve of global conflict II, African-American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had extra at stake than simply the realm heavyweight name. for far of the US, their struggle got here to symbolize America’s warfare with Germany. This based and robust photograph publication biography facilities in this historical struggle during which the yankee humans got here jointly to have a good time our nation’s founding ideals. 

New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s booklet Award 
Booklist Editor's selection top Books of 2011 
School Library Journal Best Books of 2011

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