Open a book . . .
Open a mind . . .
Open the world!
Our mission is to build bridges across global cultures through children’s and adolescent literature. Browse a list of resources available on our site.
WOW Currents examines diverse topics connected to global children’s and adolescent literature.
Seeking Global Perspectives in Traditional Literature Picture Books: Part 2 (Climbing Rosa) explores how retellings, this week in the art and text of Shelley Fowles’s version of a Hungarian folktale, provide “cultural markers.”
See our complete listing of all WOW Currents entries.
One book . . .
Two readers . . .
Two perspectives . . .
We are All Born Free is a simplified version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights originally proclaimed after the horrors of World War II and especially written for children.
WOW Review Volume VI, Issue 2, called for reviews of “Global Award Winning Titles.” As a result, this issue is an interesting array of reviews that represent seven countries, include both young adult novels and children’s picture books, and reflect historical fiction, realistic fiction, and fantasy genre.
In this issue of WOW Stories: Connections from the Classroom, Developing Engagements with Global Literature, teachers explored strategies that would engage students in making connections with global literature and enhance their intercultural understandings.
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