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A nation's hope : the story of boxing legend Joe Louis

Author: Matt De la Peña; JD Jackson; Dreamscape Media,
Publisher: Holland, OH : Dreamscape Media, LLC, [2014?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. An elegant and powerful picture book biography that centers around the historic fight in which black and white America were able to put aside prejudice and come together to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Biographical films
Children's films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Joe Louis; Joe Louis
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matt De la Peña; JD Jackson; Dreamscape Media,
ISBN: 9781629236230 1629236233
OCLC Number: 875190478
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from web page.
A read-a-long.
Credits: Animated by DemoDuck.
Performer(s): Read by JD Jackson.
Description: 1 videodisc (10 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen.
Responsibility: by Matt de la Pena.

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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. An elegant and powerful picture book biography that 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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