by Warren St. John
Outcasts United is the story of a refugee soccer team, a remarkable woman coach and a small southern town turned upside down by the process of refugee resettlement.
It's a tale about resilience, the power of one person to make a difference and the daunting challenge of creating community in a place where people seem to have little in common.
Outcasts United was selected as the 2012 common reader by a committee that included faculty and staff representation from the colleges, student affairs and a current student. The book will be used in all sections of GEP 101 starting in the summer of 2012 and some sections of UHC 110 in the fall of 2012.
Learn more about the book from the Outcasts United website.
Be a part of the common reader community by joining one of the following discussion groups:
Online book discussion group hosted by KY3's Lisa Rose. Visit Lisa's Facebook page for more information.
Book discussion groups hosted by the Springﬁeld Greene County Library. Visit the library's book discussions page, or see the fall edition of BookEnds for times and locations.