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Hope : a school, a team, a dream, Bill Reynolds

Label
Hope : a school, a team, a dream
Title
Hope
Title remainder
a school, a team, a dream
Statement of responsibility
Bill Reynolds
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Hope High School in Providence, Rhode Island was once a model city school, graduating a wide range of students from different backgrounds. But the tumult of the 1960s and the drug wars of the 70s changed both Providence and Hope. Today, the aging school is primarily Hispanic and African-American, with kids traveling for miles by bus and foot each day. Hope was known for its state championship basketball teams in the 1960s, but its 2012 team is much different. Disobedient, distracted, and overwhelmed by family troubles, with mismatched sneakers and a penchant for profanity and anger, these boys represent Coach Dave Nyblom's dream of a championship, however unlikely that might seem. Nyblom's mostly black players, including several who emigrated to Providence from war-torn Liberia, face gang violence, domestic uncertainty, drug problems, and a host of other issues. But with the unfailing support and guidance of Nyblom and other Hope coaches, their ragtag team gradually pulls together, overcoming every obstacle to find the faith and trust in themselves that Nyblom never stops teaching. A look at a hidden world that just a few hundred yards from Brown University, Hope is the inspiring true story of young men and their mentors pursuing one goal--a championship--but achieving so much more"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reynolds, Bill
Dewey number
796.32309745/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV885.73.P76
LC item number
R48 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hope High School (Providence, R.I.)
  • Basketball players
  • African Americans
  • Basketball
  • Providence (R.I.)
Label
Hope : a school, a team, a dream, Bill Reynolds
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn907965802
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
246 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250080691
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015037368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907965802
Label
Hope : a school, a team, a dream, Bill Reynolds
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn907965802
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
246 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250080691
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015037368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907965802

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