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.
This week we look at how teachers create an example of Global Explorations in Verse: Home of the Brave through a cultural X-Rays, in a book by Katherine Applegate.
See our complete listing of all WOW Currents entries.
One book . . .
Two readers . . .
Two perspectives . . .
Is the magical realism in Mortal Fire a way that the author, Elizabeth Knox, is prompting us to consider how magic imbues our own lives and the stories we construct? Join our discussion.
This issue of WOW Review, WOW Review, Vol. VII, Issue 1, begins and ends with an invitation to consider the many stories and perspectives of others across the globe and across eras.
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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