Joe Louis, my champion

by Miller, William

Publisher: Lee & Low Books in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Louis, Joe 1914- -- Fiction.,
  • Persistence -- Fiction.,
  • Heroes -- Fiction.,
  • Prejudices -- Fiction.,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Fiction.,
  • African Americans -- Fiction.

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After listening to the radio broadcast of the heavyweight championship boxing fight of his hero, Joe Louis, a young African American boy realizes that he can emulate the boxer"s persistence and strive to become whatever he wants to be.

Edition Notes

Statementby William Miller ; illustrated by Rodney S. Pate.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsPate, Rodney S., ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M63915 Jo 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3674465M
ISBN 101584301619
LC Control Number2003008999
OCLC/WorldCa52388184

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Joe Louis, My Champion is a heartfelt tribute to the first African American to be regarded as a hero by all Americans. Louis's enduring legacy of determination and perseverance is sure to inspire readers to find and fulfill their dreams.

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His father tells him that no matter what he becomes in life he will do great. The book taught me about Joe Louis.4/5(3). Joe Louis, My Life. by Joe Louis, Edna Rust, et al. | Jun 1, out of 5 stars Joe Louis: Black Champion in White America (Dover Books on Sports and Popular Recreations) by Chris Mead | out of 5 stars 7.

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By William Miller Illustrations by Rodney S. Pate. Synopsis It’s the spring ofand anticipation for the heavyweight title fight between Joe Louis and James Braddock is at a fever pitch.

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