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Be the dream : Prep for Prep graduates share their stories

Author: Gary Simons; Prep for Prep (Program)
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Be the dream.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, ©2003
(OCoLC)737700005
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Simons; Prep for Prep (Program)
ISBN: 1565124162 9781565124165 1565124170 9781565124172
OCLC Number: 52887639
Notes: "A Prep for Prep Press book."
Description: xxii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Marian Wright Edelman --
An Autobiographical Vignette: "To Infinity and Beyond" / Damali Driskell --
Introduction / Gary Simons --
I. Beginnings --
An Open Letter to Future Generations of Stickball Players at 112 Nagle Avenue from a Trinity School Eighth-Grader / Ezequiel Minaya --
The Scent of Sawdust / Thomas Sze Leong Yu --
Going Home / Nicole Isaac --
M'Ethangatha's Gift / Karimi Grace Mailutha --
II. The Culture of Prep --
"Esos Muchachos!" / Elbert Garcia --
Prep for Prep and the Construction of Meaningful Democracy / Joshua Demetrius Bloodworth --
The Test / Yu Wong --
III. Lessons Learned Well and Early --
"I'm a Bidness Man!" / Nnamdi Orakwue --
Doing the Right Thing / Orlando Bishop --
"I Am the Master of My Fate; I Am the Captain of My Soul" / David Gonzalez --
Anomalies / Jameel Dennis --
Fifty Bucks in Your Pocket / Richard Bertematti --
IV. A Place to Belong --
Who's That Smiling Through My Face? / Derrick Biney-Amissah --
Questions and Answers / Shana M. Harris --
Golden Boy / Lionel Archille --
V. The Me Inside of Me --
Heroes and Saviors Need Not Apply / Donnell Butler --
Discoveries / Charles Guerrero --
Staking My Claim / Francine Chew --
VI. Navigating the Identity Rapids --
Chasing the Dream / Jamaal Lesane --
The Luckiest Guy on the Lower East Side / Pang Lee --
Reflections on the Life of a Young Ambassador / Kevin L. Stroman --
The Party / Karen Young --
The Inner Work of Carving a Self / Sarah Sayeed --
VII. Prep for Life --
"Get on the Bus with a Dog on Its Side" / Priscilla Aquino --
Telling the Truth / Stacey Irizarry --
A Moral Compass / Diahann Billings-Burford --
VIII. Journeys --
Making Pilgrimage to Myself / Lorelei September Williams --
A Long Way from St. Ann's Bay / Kevin Johnson --
The Journey of a Thousand Miles / Janice Cruz-Rowe --
A Life Worth Living / Kevin Otero --
IX. Making a Difference --
Julio and I / Yahonnes Cleary --
Why Is It Okay to Kill Cockroaches but Not Minks? / Manuela Arciniegas --
Three Moments in the Life / Kristen Clarke --
Interventions with Power / Anthony E. Wright --
In the Words of Young Children --
Speech Delivered at Commencement / Damali Driskell --
Speech Delivered at Commencement / Joanne Caceres --
Submission to the Be the Dream Essay Contest: "Breaking Down a Wall" / Grace Jiang --
History, Mission & Philosophy of Prep for Prep / Gary Simons.
Responsibility: compiled and introduced by Gary Simons ; [with a foreword by Marian Wright Edelman].
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