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Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date August 24, 2010
Pages 80
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763650025
ISBN-10 0763650021
Dimensions 0.25 by 11.50 by 10.50 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $10.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "An in-depth look at Ali’s life through twelve rhyming poems. . . . Collier’s bold pictures . . . are among the best of his illustrious career." — Booklist (starred review)

From the moment a fired-up teenager won 1960 Olympic gold to the day 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 a war he refused to support because of his Islamic faith. The rap-inspired verse weaves and bobs and jabs, while 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. Back matter includes a time line.

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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Candlewick Pr (August 24, 2010)
9780763650025 | details & prices | 80 pages | 11.50 × 10.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.90 lbs | List price $10.99
About: "An in-depth look at Ali’s life through twelve rhyming poems.
School and Library
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from Candlewick Pr (November 1, 2007)
9780763616922 | details & prices | 80 pages | 10.00 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.65 lbs | List price $19.99
About: A biography of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his conversion to Islam, and his life after boxing.
Prebinding
Reprint edition from Turtleback Books (August 24, 2010)
9780606147156 | details & prices | 80 pages | 11.00 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $22.10

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