Who Is Muhammad Ali?

Who Is Muhammad Ali?

by James Buckley Jr, Stephen Marchesi, Nancy Harrison
     
 

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Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali. He would go on to become the first and only three-time (in succession) World Heavyweight Champion. Nicknamed “The Greatest,” Ali was as well known for his unique boxing style, consisting

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Overview

Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali. He would go on to become the first and only three-time (in succession) World Heavyweight Champion. Nicknamed “The Greatest,” Ali was as well known for his unique boxing style, consisting of the Ali Shuffle and the rope-a-dope, as he was for the catchphrase “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” He was an uncompromising athlete who brought beauty and grace to a very rough sport and became one of the world’s most famous cultural icons. Read Who Is Muhammad Ali? and discover “The Greatest.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780448479552
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
07/24/2014
Series:
Who Was...? Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
44,648
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

James Buckley, Jr. is a sportswriter for children. He has written more than 50 books about sports for kids, including titles on baseball, football, NASCAR, soccer, the Olympics, and more.

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