Proud: My Fight For An Unlikely American Dream

July 24, 2018|
Proud: My Fight For An Unlikely American Dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad
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Growing up in New Jersey as the only African American Muslim at school, Ibtihaj Muhammad always had to find her own way. When she discovered fencing, a sport traditionally reserved for the wealthy, she had to defy expectations and make a place for herself in a sport she grew to love.

From winning state championships to three-time All-America selections at Duke University, Ibtihaj was poised for success, but the fencing community wasn''t ready to welcome her with open arms just yet. As the only woman of color and the only religious minority on Team USA''s saber fencing squad, Ibtihaj had to chart her own path to success and Olympic glory.

Proud is a moving coming-of-age story from one of the nation''s most influential athletes and illustrates how she rose above it all.
Ibtihaj Muhammad is a fencer and the first Muslim American woman in hijab to compete for the United States in the Olympic Games. She is also the first female Muslim American to medal at the Olympic Games, winning bronze in the women''s saber team event. An activist, speaker, and entrepreneur, Ibtihaj has written a memoir, Proud, and in...
Title:Proud: My Fight For An Unlikely American DreamFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9.25 X 6.5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 9.25 X 6.5 X 1 inPublished:July 24, 2018Publisher:Hachette BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316518964

ISBN - 13:9780316518963

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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