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. Fully authorized by and written in cooperation with the Muhammad Ali estate, and vividly brought to life by Dawud Anyabwile's dynamic artwork, Becoming Muhammad Ali captures the budding charisma and youthful personality of one of the greatest sports heroes of all time
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patterson, James
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alexander, Kwame
  • Anyabwile, Dawud
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel, James Patterson and Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=246&titleId=5787728
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Before he was Muhammad Ali, he was Cassius Clay."--Cover
  • OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316498180
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DA96B13E-6578-4AED-947C-980A9A8BF027
System control number
(OCoLC)1200239167
Label
Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel, James Patterson and Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=246&titleId=5787728
Publication
Note
  • "Before he was Muhammad Ali, he was Cassius Clay."--Cover
  • OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316498180
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DA96B13E-6578-4AED-947C-980A9A8BF027
System control number
(OCoLC)1200239167

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