Authors

Janelle R. Thompson '15, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Creative Writing

Date of Creation

Fall 2014

Department

English

Abstract

This personal essay depicts the story of an after school program established in the heart of a low-income neighborhood. It details the struggle the local children face in their failing schools district, and shows how the program, known as Little Wise Child, has been instrumental in making a positive difference in their lives.

Comments

Recipient of the 2015 Virginia Woolf Essay Prize

This English Thesis was written for ENG 405: Seminar in Writing Literary Non-Fiction, Fall 2014.

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