The Resource Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel, James Patterson and Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile

Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel, James Patterson and Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile

Label
Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel
Title
Becoming Muhammad Ali
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Patterson and Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--Amazon
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10921392
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patterson, James
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P27653
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alexander, Kwame
  • Anyabwile, Dawud
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • African Americans
  • African American boxers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel, James Patterson and Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-308)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780316498166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel, James Patterson and Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-308)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780316498166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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