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The Resource Cinderella man, written by Marc Cerasini ; based on the motion picture screenplay by Cliff Hollingsworth and Akiva Goldsman ; motion picture story by Cliff Hollingsworth ; retold by Paul Shipton

Cinderella man, written by Marc Cerasini ; based on the motion picture screenplay by Cliff Hollingsworth and Akiva Goldsman ; motion picture story by Cliff Hollingsworth ; retold by Paul Shipton

Label
Cinderella man
Title
Cinderella man
Statement of responsibility
written by Marc Cerasini ; based on the motion picture screenplay by Cliff Hollingsworth and Akiva Goldsman ; motion picture story by Cliff Hollingsworth ; retold by Paul Shipton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
RVE
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Shipton, Paul
Dewey number
428.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1126.A44
LC item number
C563 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cerasini, Marc
  • Hollingsworth, Cliff
  • Goldsman, Akiva
Series statement
Penguin readers. Intermediate. Level 4
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  • Braddock, James J.
  • Baer, Max
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Readers
  • Readers
  • Readers
  • Readers for new literates
  • ESL readers
  • English language
  • Reading comprehension
Label
Cinderella man, written by Marc Cerasini ; based on the motion picture screenplay by Cliff Hollingsworth and Akiva Goldsman ; motion picture story by Cliff Hollingsworth ; retold by Paul Shipton
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Publication
Note
  • ESL readers
  • Penguin Readers titles feature an introduction that summarizes the story and provides background information on the characters or author, activities for before, while and after reading to test reading comprehension, a word list that defines key vocabulary found within the text, writing exercises, and illustrations supporting reading comprehension
  • Vocabulary level: 1,700 words (Intermediate)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn786008276
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Book-only ed.
Extent
vii, 78 pages
Isbn
9781405882088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)786008276
Label
Cinderella man, written by Marc Cerasini ; based on the motion picture screenplay by Cliff Hollingsworth and Akiva Goldsman ; motion picture story by Cliff Hollingsworth ; retold by Paul Shipton
Publication
Note
  • ESL readers
  • Penguin Readers titles feature an introduction that summarizes the story and provides background information on the characters or author, activities for before, while and after reading to test reading comprehension, a word list that defines key vocabulary found within the text, writing exercises, and illustrations supporting reading comprehension
  • Vocabulary level: 1,700 words (Intermediate)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn786008276
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Book-only ed.
Extent
vii, 78 pages
Isbn
9781405882088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)786008276

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