Yes, this book lived up to the hype (starred reviews by School Library Journal, Horn Book, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus Review).
Yes, even if you’re not a boxing fan, this book is incredible.
Yes, middle grade sports fans will go nuts for it.
Yes, it reads just like historical fiction instead of a biography.
Yes, the full page, graphic novel-ish illustrations by Dawud Anyabwile are a perfect addition to Ali’s biography.