Muhammad Ali, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

A stolen bicycle led twelve-year-old Cassius Clay to his first boxing teacher. He spent endless hours training, determined that he would one day become the heavyweight champion of the world. In 1964 he beat Sonny Liston to make his prediction come true. When Ali refused to fight in the Vietnam War, his title was stripped from him, and he was banned from boxing. But just a few years later, he made an incredible comeback. Find out how Ali became one of the most popular athletes in the world.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4677-0403-8
$38.65 $28.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF007100, JNF007050
Dewey 796.83092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 7.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 116092
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Carrie Golus

Carrie Golus has been a freelance writer since 1991. She has written hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles, as well as website content, brochures, video scripts, press releases, and the text for a museum exhibition. She holds a BA and a MA in English language and literature from the University of Chicago. She has written several biographies for young readers.