Volume VIII, Issue 4

WOW Review: Literature as a Key to Possibility
Volume VIII, Issue 4
Summer 2016

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Introduction and Editor’s Notes

Anna and the Swallow Man

Written by Gavriel Savit

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore
Written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson; Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Carlos and the Cornfield / Carlos y la milpa de maiz
Written by Jan Romero Stevens; Illustrated by Jeanne Arnold

The Girl Who Saved Yesterday
Written by Julius Lester; Illustrated by Carl Angel

Little Tree
Written & Illustrated by Loren Long

My Brother’s Secret
Written by Dan Smith

Raymie Nightingale
Written by Kate DiCamillo

Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad
Written by M.T. Anderson

Trouble the Water
Written by Frances O’ Roark Dowell

The War that Saved My Life
Written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

What Do You Do with an Idea?
Written by Kobi Yamada; Illustrated by Mae Benson

Worm Loves Worm
Written by J.J. Austrian; Illustrated by Mike Curato

Contributors to This Issue:
Cindy Amador, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Marilyn Carpenter, Professor Emeritus Eastern Washington University, Spokane, WA
Desiree W. Cueto, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Rebecca Gasiewicz, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Prisca Martens, Towson University, Towson, MD
Janelle Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Megan McCaffrey, Governors State University, Chicago, IL
Kathy G. Short, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Holly Johnson, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Production Editor:
Richard Clift

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