A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
Matt de la Pena

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

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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.
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Published by: Dial
Illustrated by: Kadir Nelson
Binding type: Hardcover
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9780803731677
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    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.