By Felix Manuel Rodriguez. "Scores a KNOCKOUT! Good, wholesome, easy read!" --Angelo Dundee, Muhammad Ali's legendary trainer
"Great story; very engaging and one that families will certainly enjoy!" --Roland C. Warren, President, National Fatherhood Initiative
Nine-year-old Jo-Jo's father loves everything about Muhammad Ali. His sports room, filled to the brim with Ali memorabilia, is his pride and joy. But when an impromptu game of catch with his sister causes Jo-Jo to accidentally damage his dad's favorite Muhammad Ali autographed picture, he knows he must do something to make everything right. But what? Jo-Jo suddenly begins believing in miracles again when he manages to score tickets to an Ali event in Harlem. As Jo-Jo and his dad board a train bound for New York City, his father shares entertaining stories about Muhammad Ali. Now more than ever, Jo-Jo cannot wait to meet the greatest boxer of all time-the Champ. As Jo-Jo and his father join the more than two hundred fans that line up outside the bookstore, Jo-Jo has no idea he is about to receive the surprise of a lifetime. iUniverse Star (2011), English, Young Reader (age 4-8), Paperback: 108 pages.
About the Author: Felix Manuel Rodriguez is a writer, state child welfare employee, vice president of a local non-profit human service organization, and professional boxing inspector. He is also an assistant youth coach, police commissioner, but more importantly, a proud father of two. To learn more about Felix please visit his Website at www.dadmeandali.com. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.