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.
This issue of WOW Stories: Connections from the Classroom, Building Global Understanding through Collaborative Relationships, shares vignettes written by Global Literacy Communities working collaboratively across various contexts to build international understanding in classrooms through global children’s and adolescent literature.
WOW Currents examines diverse topics connected to global children’s and adolescent literature.
When children explore and respond to the artwork in a picturebook, it enriches the reading experience. Join us as we look at first graders building connections with Exploring and Experiencing: My Name Is Sangoel.
See our complete listing of all WOW Currents entries.
One book . . .
Two readers . . .
Two perspectives . . .
Enjoy a larger than life story of a western sheriff, Bass Reeves, a former slave feared by outlaws in the book Bad News For Outlaws: The Remarkable Life Of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson.
Volume 6, Issue 1 is an open themed issue that begins our sixth year of sharing insights into culturally significant global texts. However, family as a primary resource in building one’s identity and specific ways that families support identity development emerged from all of the texts reviewed.
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