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Becoming Muhammad Ali

by Patterson, James, 1947-

Format: Book on CD 2020
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
Brentwood Library Juvenile Audiobooks JUV CD UNABRGD Patterson
Location  Brentwood Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Audiobooks
 
Call Number  JUV CD UNABRGD Patterson
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Audio Books J FIC PATTERSON (COMPACT DISC)
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Audio Books
 
Call Number  J FIC PATTERSON (COMPACT DISC)
 
 
Scott Township Library New Material J ACD FIC PATTER
Location  Scott Township Library
 
Collection  New Material
 
Call Number  J ACD FIC PATTER
 
 
Summary

From two heavy-hitters in children's literature comes a biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali, jointly published by Jimmy Patterson Books and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers.

Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other. Kwame Alexander and James Patterson join forces to vividly depict his life up to age seventeen in both prose and verse, including his childhood friends, struggles in school, the racism he faced, and his discovery of boxing. Readers will learn about Cassius' family and neighbors in Louisville, Kentucky, and how, after a thief stole his bike, Cassius began training as an amateur boxer at age twelve. Before long, he won his first Golden Gloves bout and began his transformation into the unrivaled Muhammad Ali.

Fully authorized by and written in cooperation with the Muhammad Ali estate, Becoming Muhammad Ali dynamically captures the budding charisma and youthful personality of one of the greatest sports heroes of all time.

Additional Information
Subjects Ali, Muhammad, -- 1942-2016 -- Juvenile fiction.
Boxers (Sports) -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Sports fiction.
Children's audiobooks.
Publisher [New York] :2020
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Alexander, Kwame, author, narrator.
Participants/Performers Read by Kwame Alexander.
Language English
Description 3 audio discs (2 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781549161377
1549161377
9781549156571
1549156578
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