Nonfiction Spotlight (6/8/22)

Today’s nonfiction spotlight brings us the story of an NFL coach who returns to his hometown in the face of tragedy to coach the local high school underdogs, and the life of a former New York City burlesque dancer who has already captured the attention of millions online.

HOMETOWN VICTORY: A COACH’S STORY OF FOOTBALL, FATE, AND COMING HOME BY KEANON LOWE AND JUSTIN SPIZMAN

“A former NFL coach recounts his experiences coaching high school students from a marginalized community… Inspiring reading for students and teachers striving for excellence against the odds.”–Kirkus Reviews

TANQUERAY BY BRANDON STANTON AND STEPHANIE JOHNSON

“Hypnotizing… While her exploits are titillating, Johnson reminds readers that ‘underneath all the laughs and the gags, it was always about one thing: survival.’ This has it all: humor, intrigue, and heart.”–Publishers Weekly

HOMETOWN VICTORY: A Coach’s Story of Football, Fate, and Coming Home by Keanon Lowe and Justin Spizman; 9781250807632; available now.
TANQUERAY by Brandon Stanton and Stephanie Johnson; 9781250278272; 7/12/22.

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