Strong Inside: The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball’s Color Line: Young Readers’ Edition
This thought-provoking biography digs deep beneath the surface to reveal a complicated, profound, and inspiring story of an athlete turned civil-rights trailblazer. Author's note. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs.
JLG Release: Jun 2017
Awards & Honors
Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2017, Sports
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Booklist*, Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
Level 13; Points: 7.9;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 0; Points: 10.6;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Racial taunts, Discrimination, Violence
Perry Wallace (1948– ), Basketball, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Commodores (basketball team), Basketball players, Racism in sports, Twentieth-century history, Civil rights, Southern United States, Race relations,