Friday Night Lights Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Friday Night Lights.

  • Friday Night Lights Summary & Study Guide
  • 6 Student Essays
  • ...and more

Friday Night Lights Overview

“Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream” by H.G. Bissinger is the account of the 1988 Permian High School Panthers football team in Odessa, Texas. Journalist H.G Bissinger explains that “Friday Night Lights” came by way of his fascination with the grip that all sports have on Americans. He marvels at the idea of high school football being the glue that holds a small town like Odessa together. "Friday Night Lights" offers important messages dealing with small town life, community, football, family, and the future. The publication date of the non-fiction book is1990. Later, the book became the basis for a movie and a television series.

Study Pack

The Friday Night Lights Study Pack contains:

Friday Night Lights Study Guide