Congratulations to the Super Bowl World Champions, the Philadelphia Eagles and their loyal fans! A great story and a well-deserved victory! If you didn’t get enough exciting football last night, here are some great football reads.
Since football season is once again upon us, I thought it would be fun to look at some interesting football books. Certainly not a comprehensive list, the books below tell about a couple famous quarterbacks, a legendary high school team and offer two good middle school fiction reads.
Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger: Excellent account of the Permian Panthers high school football team in Odessa, Texas, the “winningest team in Texas history.” Bissinger chronicles the 1988 season and tells the story of the small town that revolves around Friday night games and elevates its players to hero status. If you like to know the real story behind ultra-competitive high school football programs, check out the book and the movie. And for those who like the relationship drama behind any story, the television series is a good choice.
Gunslinger by Jeff Pearlman: Excellent biography of Brett…
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