WOW Review

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures is an electronic journal of critical reviews on children’s and adolescent literature that highlights intercultural understanding and global perspectives. If you would like to submit to WOW Review, please see our current call and submission guidelines.

WOW Review Archives

Volume I, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2008
Volume I, Issue 2, Open Theme; Winter 2008
Volume I, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2009
Volume I, Issue 4, Open Theme; Summer 2009

Volume II, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2009
Volume II, Issue 2, Hope Amidst Conflict; Winter 2010
Volume II, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2010
Volume II, Issue 4, Conflict in the Middle East and South Asia; Summer 2010

Volume III, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2010
Volume III, Issue 2, Holocaust Around the World; Winter 2011
Volume III, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2011
Volume III, Issue 4, Young People Taking Action for Social Change; Summer 2011

Volume IV, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2011
Volume IV, Issue 2, Forced Journeys; Winter 2012
Volume IV, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2012
Volume IV, Issue 4, Representations of Contemporary Global Communities; Summer 2012

Volume V, Issue 1, Open theme; Fall 2012
Volume V, Issue 2, Images of African Culture; Winter 2013
Volume V, Issue 3, Open theme; Spring 2013
Volume V, Issue 4, Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities; Summer 2013

Volume VI, Issue 1, Open theme; Fall 2013
Volume VI, Issue 2, Global Award Winning Titles; Winter 2013
Volume VI, Issue 3, Open theme; Spring 2014
Volume VI, Issue 4, Global Diasporas; Summer 2014

Volume VII, Issue 1, Open theme; Fall 2014
Volume VII, Issue 2, Humor in Children’s Books; Winter 2015
Volume VII, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2015
Volume VII, Issue 4, Immigration as Opportunities; Summer 2015

Volume VIII, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2015
Volume VIII, Issue 2, Movement, Transition, and Change across Time; Winter 2015
Volume VIII, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2016
Volume VIII, Issue 4, Literature as a Key to Possibility; Summer 2016

Volume IX, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2016
Volume IX, Issue 2, Conflict, Dissonance, and Resolution: Disrupting the Status Quo; Winter 2016
Volume IX, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2017

Current Issue
Volume IX, Issue 4, Notable Global Picturebooks for All Ages; Summer 2017

Alphabetical Listing of all books reviewed by WOW Review

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures Advisory Committee:

Editor, Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Janelle B. Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX – Chair/Editor
Nojood M. ALsudairi, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Seemi Aziz, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Nancy Hlibok Amann, Arizona School for Deaf and Blind, Tucson, AZ
Kathleen Crawford-McKinney, Wayne State University, Troy, MI
Michele Ebersole, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
Prisca Martens, Towson University, Towson, MD
Gail Pritchard, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Jean Schroeder, The IDEA School, Tucson, AZ
Tracy Smiles, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Yoo Kyung Sung, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Melissa Wilson, Easter Seals Blake Foundation, Tucson, Arizona