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A nation's hope : the story of boxing legend Joe Louis / Matt de la Peña ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

Peña, Matt de la. (Author). Nelson, Kadir, ill. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780803731677 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0803731673 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books for young readers, c2011.

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Summary, etc.: "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 heavy wieght title; for much of America their fight came to represent the country's war with Germany"--jacket
Subject: Louis, Joe, 1914-1981.
African Americans > Biography.
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 > Juvenile literature.
African American boxers > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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