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Suggested for ages 12 - 18
- THE BOXER
by Kathleen Karr
Farrar, Straus & Giroux;ISBN: 0374309213;$16;2000
- Readers will root for 15-year-old Johnny Woods as he uses his boxing talent to better the lives of his mother and five younger siblings on New York's Lower East Side in 1885.
Subjects: Boxing | New York (N.Y.)
Suggested for ages 11 - 16
- THE GREATEST: MUHAMMAD ALI
by Walter Dean Myers
- A compelling biography detailing Aliís early
years, his life as a boxer, and his personal convictions.
Myersís admiration for his subject is
as apparent as his ambivalence about the
sport that made Ali famous.
Subjects: Boxing | Islam | Muslims | Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
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