Book Download Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali by Charles R. Smith Jr.

Book Download Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali by Charles R. Smith Jr.

Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali

A dynamic author illustrator team follows the threetime heavyweight champ through twelve rounds of a remarkable life Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee I m the prettiest thing that ever lived From the moment a fired up teenager from Kentucky won 1960 Olympic gold to the day in 1996 when a retired legend, hands shaking from Parkinson s, returned to raise the A dynamic author illustrator team follows the threetime heavyweight champ through twelve rounds of a remarkable life Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee I m the prettiest thing that ever lived From the moment a fired up teenager from Kentucky won 1960 Olympic gold to the day in 1996 when a retired legend, hands shaking from Parkinson s, returned to raise the Olympic torch, the boxer known as The Greatest waged many a fight Some were in the ring, against opponents like Sonny Liston and Joe Frazier others were against societal prejudice and against a war he refused to support because of his Islamic faith Charles R Smith Jr s rap inspired verse weaves and bobs and jabs with relentless energy, while Bryan Collier s bold collage artwork matches every move capturing the Louisville loudmouth with the great gift of rhyme who shed the name Cassius Clay to take on the world as Muhammad Ali

Title : Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
Author :  Charles R. Smith Jr.
Language : English
Isbn : 0763616923
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 80 pages

Rating: 4.8

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