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  1. The Greatest A Biography on Muhammad Ali By Walter Dean-Myers

  2. Short Summary Cassius Clay was a aspiring young boxer who lived in Louisville, Kentucky in the 1960s to 1970s. When he was twelve, he discovered boxing, which was to become one of most important forces in his life. Even though he was a bragging loudmouthed kid. He practiced long hours, learning not only the techniques of the sport, but also his own personal style, which obeyed some of the rules of boxing, and broke others. Will Cassius Clay get into pro boxing and hit the big time, or will he fall to the constant taunting, hatred and racism of the 1960s along the way? Read The Greatest to find out.

  3. R – Letter to the author • Dear Mr. Walter Dean-Myers, • I recently read your book, The Greatest and would like to ask you a few Questions about the book. • As a child, were you a big fan of Muhammad Ali? • What inspired you to write the book? • Did Muhammad Ali’s life inspire you to do things in youre life? • Thank you for you're time, Ross S.

  4. E • I Researched other books by Walter Dean Myers.

  5. Fallen Angles • Richard Perry is a bright young man trying to hold onto his dreams amidst his troubled neighborhood, Harlem, New York City. Though highly intellectual, Perry cannot afford to attend college and thus enlists in the United States Army. Little does he know that the Vietnam Conflict is about to escalate to gruesome levels. With no end in sight to the war, the men wonder if any will return home at all. Summary from Wikipedia

  6. Monster • Young, 16-year-old Steve Harmon, an amateur filmmaker, is on trial for the murder of a Harlem drugstore owner and could face the death penalty. Steve copes by writing a movie script based on his trial. But despite his efforts, reality is blurred until he can no longer tell who he is or what the truth is. Summary from Scholastic.com

  7. The End