Book Discussion on Champion
Eric Velasquez talked about boxer Muhammad Ali, from his childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, to his boxing career, his conversion to Islam… read more
Eric Velasquez talked about boxer Muhammad Ali, from his childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, to his boxing career, his conversion to Islam and opposition to the war in Vietnam and finally to his battle with Parkinson’s Syndrome in his later years. Mr. Velasquez also outlines the process of illustrating books for young adults. A slide show was included in his presentation. He answered questions from the students.
Timothy Travaglini was the editor of Champion and read excerpts from the book.
Eric Velasquez is the illustrator for Champion: The Story of Muhammad Ali., published by Walker and Company. Champion was written by Jim Haskins. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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