A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis, Matt de la Pena
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A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

Author: Matt de la Pena

Narrator: JD Jackson

Unabridged: 10 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Dreamscape Media

Published: 06/17/2014

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Historical

Synopsis

On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany. This elegant and powerful picture book biography centers around the historic fight in which Black and White America were able to put aside prejudice and come together to celebrate our nation's ideals.

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