The Resource Hold fast to dreams : a college guidance counselor, his students, and the vision of a life beyond poverty, Beth Zasloff and Joshua Steckel

Hold fast to dreams : a college guidance counselor, his students, and the vision of a life beyond poverty, Beth Zasloff and Joshua Steckel

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Hold fast to dreams : a college guidance counselor, his students, and the vision of a life beyond poverty
Title
Hold fast to dreams
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a college guidance counselor, his students, and the vision of a life beyond poverty
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Beth Zasloff and Joshua Steckel
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eng
Summary
Since Joshua Steckel began work at a Brooklyn public high school as its first-ever college guidance counselor, every one of the hundreds of graduates he has counseled has been accepted to college, many to top-flight schools with all expenses paid. But getting in is only one small part of the drama of his students' stories. In a riveting work of narrative nonfiction-winner of a Studs and Ida Terkel award-Hold Fast to Dreams follows the lives of ten of Josh's students as they navigate the vast and obstacle-ridden landscape of college in America
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contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
371.4097471
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no index present
LC call number
LB1027.5
LC item number
.Z38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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Hold fast to dreams : a college guidance counselor, his students, and the vision of a life beyond poverty, Beth Zasloff and Joshua Steckel
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Hold fast to dreams : a college guidance counselor, his students, and the vision of a life beyond poverty, Beth Zasloff and Joshua Steckel
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Includes bibliographical references
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
Riding backwards : Nkese and Dwight -- With whom do you make your permanent home? Mike and Abby -- Take the Brooklyn out of you : Nkese and Dwight -- Someone to step up and pave the way : Ashley -- Away from the madness : Mike and Abby -- Do you know what it's like to live my life? Kennetta, Angie and Rafael -- The best fit : Ashley -- Forward movement : Nkese and Dwight -- Room to grow : Mike and Abby -- Undocumented American dream : Aicha and Santiago -- Let's change lives : Kennetta, Angie and Rafael -- The will to aspire : Aicha and Santiago
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22 cm.
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Extent
xii, 306 pages
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9781620971321
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2013043224
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rdamedia.
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