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A dream deferred, a joy achieved : foster care stories of survival and triumph

Author: Charisse Nesbit
Publisher: New York : Strebor, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Strebor books trade pbk. ed
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charisse Nesbit
ISBN: 1593091257 9781593091255
OCLC Number: 153578607
Description: 191 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Familiar Names --
Walter Dean Myers 1 --
Deborah Gregory 9 --
Christian Keyes 19 --
Woe is Me 25 --
Jessica Holter 27 --
Chris "Kazi" Rolle 33 --
Why Did You Go? 37 --
Five --
Can't Stay in the Box 45 --
Temporary Stay 51 --
Everyone Wants to Be Loved 55 --
Finding Home 61 --
All Grown Up 69 --
They 75 --
Represent --
Finding My Father 81 --
Learning To Love Again 89 --
Great Expectations 93 --
Goodbye, Harlem 101 --
Me vs. The World 107 --
Other Voices --
Borrowed Siblings 119 --
Riding the E-Train to Here 131 --
My Life: The Child of a Foster Mom 145 --
Trial Basis 153 --
All Else Aside: Jerry and Me 161 --
... And Nothing Else and Nothing More 169 --
September 1986 173 --
The Pride of Foster Care 179.
Responsibility: edited by Charisse Nesbit.
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