Woodlawn

Woodlawn

One Hope. One Dream. One Way

Book - 2015
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In the midst of violent racial tensions in Birmingham, Alabama, new football coach Tandy Gerelds was struggling to create a winning football team at Woodlawn High School-- one of the last schools in Birmingham to integrate. The team did not have the caliber of players he needed to win-- until he saw Tony Nathan run. Tony was African American, and putting him in would be like drawing a target on both their backs. But Gerelds knew his decision was about more than football-- it was about doing what was right for the school... and the city.
"The true story of high school football coach Tandy Gerelds, a star running back, and the healing of a city"--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: New York :, Howard Books,, [2015]
Edition: First Howard Books trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9781501118067
1501118064
Branch Call Number: 796.332 Gerelds 2015
Characteristics: xvi, 190 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Schlabach, Mark 1972-

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