Franklin

Joe Louis : America's fighter / written by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Terry Widener.

Author/Creator:
Adler, David A.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Orlando ; San Diego ; New York : Gulliver Books : Harcourt, Inc., [©2005].
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 -- Juvenile literature.
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981
African American boxers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American boxers.
Boxers (Sports)
African Americans -- Biography.
Childrens subjects:
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981.
Boxers (Sports)
African Americans -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Place of Publication:
United States Florida Orlando.
United States California San Diego.
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
The life story of Joe Louis, heavyweight champion boxer, with the complete history of his career in the ring.
Notes:
"First edition"
"The illustrations in this book were done in Golden acrylics on Strathmore Bristol Board."
"The display type was set in Bovine Poster. The text type was set in Mrs. Eaves."
Includes bibliographical references.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy is a "Review Copy" with slip requesting review from Harcourt laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2005
Contributor:
Widener, Terry, illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0152164804 :
9780152164805
OCLC:
52644378
Publisher Number:
9780152164805
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