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WOW Stories ★★ Just Published ★★
This issue of WOW Stories: Connections from the Classroom, Exploring Cultural Identity Through Literature, shares vignettes where teachers and students explore identities, connecting with global and multicultural literature. Students extend understandings of their own cultures and of others through their experiences with quality literature.
WOW Currents examines diverse topics connected to global children’s and adolescent literature.
Literature helps children see that the issue of immigration has a number of varied perspectives and provides a framework for them to go about Tackling the Socio-political aspects of it. Join our discussion.
See our complete listing of all WOW Currents entries.
One book . . .
Two readers . . .
Two perspectives . . .
On a Beam of Light is an inspiring book for young children that will fire their imagination through the story of Albert Einstein.
In Volume 5, Issue 3 of WOW Review reviewers introduce books from a variety of genre taking readers into the countries of Israel, Palestine, Brazil, India, Cuba, Mexico, Iran, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Mali, and within the Korean American and Dominican Republic cultures of the United States. Readers are invited to share characters’ lives—the humor, celebrations, conflicts, and social challenges—by entering these stories.
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