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Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

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 around the historic fight in which Black and White America were able to put aside prejudice and come together to celebrate our nation's ideals.
Target age group 6-9
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  • Weight
    1.24 lbs
  • ISBN-13
    9780803731677
  • ISBN-10
    0803731671
  • Item #
    48990
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 around the historic fight in which Black and White America were able to put aside prejudice and come together to celebrate our nation's ideals. Target age group 6-9
  • Dimensions
    0.47 H x 12.06 L x 9.32 W
  • Author
    de la Pena, Matt
  • Grade Level
    3-5
  • Age Group
    06 to 09 yrs
  • Language
    English
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Subject Category 1
    Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Subject Category 2
    Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
  • Subject Category 3
    Social Topics | Prejudice & Racism
  • Theme
    Ethnic Orientation - African-American
  • Lexile Level
    NP (Non-Prose Text)
  • AR Level
    4.9
  • Pages
    40
  • Publication Date
    1/20/2011
  • Publisher
    Penguin Group (USA)
  • Case Qty
    22