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003    OCoLC 
005    20130821131650.0 
008    130807s2013    nyuaf    b    001 0 eng   
010      2013013395 
020    9781250007858|qhardback 
020    1250007852|qhardback 
035    (OCoLC)827257022 
035    (OCoLC)827257022 
040    DLC|beng|erda|cDLC|dBTCTA|dBDX|dFLWMD|dOCLCO|dWHP 
042    pcc 
043    n-us-tx 
049    WHPP 
050 00 GV959.52.T4|bD46 2013 
082 00 796.332/6309764|223 
084    SPO015000|aBIO016000|2bisacsh 
100 1  Dent, Jim. 
245 14 The kids got it right :|bhow the Texas all-stars kicked 
       down racial walls /|cJim Dent. 
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York :|bThomas Dunne Books,|c2013. 
300    xiii, 28 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :
       |billustrations ;|c25 cm 
336    text|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|2rdamedia 
338    volume|2rdacarrier 
500    Includes index. 
520    "Jim Dent takes readers to the heart of the Texas gridiron
       with the incredible story of the state's high school 
       football intergration. In the summer of 1964, a high 
       school all-star team lost the most significant football 
       game in Texas' proud history to the Pennsylvania Big 33 
       squad. Three months later, Coach Bobby Layne met with the 
       governor, determined to prevent another loss. His 
       important request: authorization to recruit black all-
       stars for his new squad. It was an ambitious plan: Texas 
       high school football, launched in 1910, was dominated by 
       white players, even though the state was flush with great 
       black stars, some of whom would become the most notable 
       players in the history of the NFL. And Layne's scheme 
       never would have worked without two very special young men
       --happy-go-lucky quarterback Bill Bradley, and his Big 33 
       roommate, Jerry "the Jet" Le Vias, a speedy receiver who 
       was also the first black athlete to sign to a letter-of-
       intent with a Southwest Conference school, SMU. Bradley 
       looked out for Le Vias--one of only three black players 
       chosen for the team--uniting the integrated team. Together
       --and with Layne's indomitable will to win--the two led 
       their team to triumphant victory in Hershey park. With 
       this moving story, reminiscent of Remember The Titans, Jim
       Dent once again brings readers to cheers and tears with a 
       truly American tale of leadership, brotherhood, and good 
       old Friday Night Lights style football"--|cProvided by 
       publisher. 
650  0 Football|zTexas|xHistory|y20th century. 
650  0 School sports|zTexas|xHistory|y20th century. 
650  0 Discrimination in sports|zTexas|xHistory|y20th century. 
650  0 African American football players|xRecruiting|zTexas
       |xHistory|y20th century. 
651  0 Texas|xRace relations|xHistory|y20th century. 
994    02|bWHP 
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