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The Resource Muhammad Ali : a champion is born, written by Gene Barretta ; illustrated by Frank Morrison

Muhammad Ali : a champion is born, written by Gene Barretta ; illustrated by Frank Morrison

Label
Muhammad Ali : a champion is born
Title
Muhammad Ali
Title remainder
a champion is born
Statement of responsibility
written by Gene Barretta ; illustrated by Frank Morrison
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a biography of the legendary boxing champion that traces the childhood event that inspired his career and the achievements that became his enduring legacy
Summary
"In this picture book biography of Muhammad Ali, author Gene Barretta and illustrator Frank Morrison tell the unforgettable childhood story of this legendary boxing champion and how one pivotal moment set him on his path to become the Greatest of All Time.The Louisville Lip. The Greatest. The People's Champion. Muhammad Ali had many nicknames. But before he became one of the most recognizable faces in the world, before the nicknames and the championships, before he converted to Islam and changed his nameto Muhammad Ali, he was twelve-year-old Cassius Clay riding a brand-new red-and-white bicycle through the streets of Louisville, Kentucky. One fateful day, this proud and bold young boy had that bike stolen, his prized possession, and he wouldn't let it go. Not without a fight.This would be the day he discovered boxing. And a champion was born.Back matter includes biographical overview, photos, bibliography, and more resources. "--
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10547948
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barretta, Gene
Dewey number
  • 796.83092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1132.A4
LC item number
B37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 2
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Morrison, Frank
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • African Americans
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Picture books for children
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a champion is born
Label
Muhammad Ali : a champion is born, written by Gene Barretta ; illustrated by Frank Morrison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967386025
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062430168
Lccn
2016949686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)967386025
Label
Muhammad Ali : a champion is born, written by Gene Barretta ; illustrated by Frank Morrison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967386025
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062430168
Lccn
2016949686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)967386025

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