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Powering up with Joseph Parker

documentary heritage
  • Other Name

    Joseph Parker (Alternate title)

    Reading Warriors (Series)

  • Description

    "Powering Up with Joseph Parker is the inspirational story of how a young man from South Auckland, New Zealand, achieved his dream of winning the most prized title in sports ... boxing's Heavyweight Championship of the World! Learn how you can achieve your dreams through hard work, sacrifice and the support of friends and family. 'If you believe in yourself and have the right guidance and the right people around you, ' Joseph says, 'then anything's possible.'"--Publisher

  • Place
  • Other Id

    GV1132.P37 RIL (Library of Congress Call Number)

    91874 (Cat ID)

    91677 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Powering up with Joseph Parker
  • Other Name

    Joseph Parker (Alternate title)

    Reading Warriors (Series)

  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
    Reading Warrior
  • Place
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    98 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

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  • Edition/State/Version
    First edition
  • Subject Category
  • Content
    Toa Samoa -- boxing in his blood -- school of hard knocks -- a chubby kid -- hammer time -- not so golden gloves -- time out! a history of boxing -- brotherly glove -- that bacon and egg pie life -- get serious -- ready or not, here he comes -- building a career? -- sweating it out -- Olympic dreams time out! great Kiwi boxers -- three up three down -- team Parker -- out of the comfort zone -- keeping up with the Barrys -- the dream takes shape -- time out! let's get to know Kevin Barry -- I can knock out anyone on the planet -- man's game -- cutting it close -- time out! legendary Samoan combat fighters -- belt up! -- dog fight -- lessons from Rocky, Joe, and Larry -- the fists do the talking -- down goes the giant -- time out! a day in Joseph's life -- happy new year -- to be the best -- blood sport -- next level -- all our weapons on display -- winning combination -- time out! fight night -- rumble in paradise -- Carlos Takam doesn't play -- whatever it takes -- let's have some fun -- the WBO belt is my destiny -- anything is possible -- time out! Joseph's favourites -- professional record -- references -- photo credits -- fa'afetai/thank you -- about the author.
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Parker, Joseph--Juvenile literature; Boxers (Sports)--Biography--Juvenile literature--New Zealand; Goal (Psychology)--Juvenile literature]

    Includes bibliographical references. Intermediate, secondary.

  • Subject Notes
    David Riley
  • Collection Type
    General Collection
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023

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