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Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world. Peekay starts to take boxing lessons, makes new friends, collects cacti and plays the piano. Above all, he learns to think with his head and then with his heart. Peekay discovers that nothing can defeat the determination to be true to yourself: this is the power of one.

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ISBN:
9781742143118
Author:
Courtenay, Bryce
Publisher:
Findaway World
Read by:
Bower, Humphrey
Read:
Bower, Humphrey
Author:
Bower, Humphrey
Subject:
Historical - Africa
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Africa
Series:
Playaway Children
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO PLAYER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.80x4.70x1.30 in. .35 lbs.
Media Run Time:
555
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world. Peekay starts to take boxing lessons, makes new friends, collects cacti and plays the piano. Above all, he learns to think with his head and then with his heart. Peekay discovers that nothing can defeat the determination to be true to yourself: this is the power of one.
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