Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson

by Nicholas M. Healy

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Jack Johnson by Nicholas M. Healy

Jack Johnson became the first African American heavyweight champion in boxing. He opened the door for African Americans to compete in boxing, baseball and other professional sports. This biography tell his story and how his perseverance and unique qualiti

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739868737
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 04/28/2003
Series: African-American Biographies
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.84(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Nick Healy is an author and editor in Mankato, Minnesota. He has written and edited several books for young readers, and in 2012 he published a collection of short stories for a general audience. The collection won the Many Voices Project prize in prose from New Rivers Press and received a Friends of American Writers literary prize.

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Jack Johnson 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This novel is based on the life of Jack Johnson, he was First African American to win the heavy weight title of the world. It is a great book if you are doing a report on him, it illustrates his life as sort stories from his friend's point of view. But I would not reccomend it for others to read it in their spare time nor for fun.