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A Nation's Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis by Matt de la Peña

A Nation’s Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

A Nation's Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis by Matt de la Peña
Paperback
Dec 26, 2013 | 40 Pages
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  • Paperback $8.99

    Dec 26, 2013 | 40 Pages | 6-8 years

  • Ebook $8.99

    Jan 20, 2011 | 48 Pages | 6-8 years

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Praise

Awards for A Nation’s Hope:A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year (2011), A Booklist Top Ten Biographies for Youth 2011, A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year (2011), A Booklist Editors’ Choice Best Book of the Year (2011)

Praise  for A Nation’s Hope:
“Spare, evocative verse melds with the eloquent illustrations to create palpable energy around the fight and Louis’s struggle to the top.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Spectacularly illustrated and smoothly cadanced.”
Booklist (starred review)

“Stunning art and dramatic storytelling.”
School Library Journal (starred review)

“de la Pena’s tersely poetic narration is riveting, and Nelson’s oil paintings draw viewers directly into the ring.”
BCCB (starred review)

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