WOW Review

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

WOW review: reading across cultures
ISSN 2577-0527

WOW Review Archives

Archived from Current Issue Backwards

Volume XVI, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2024

Volume XVI, Issue 2, Global perspectives in biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, and fictionalized biographies; Winter 2023
Volume XVI, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2023

Volume XV, Issue 4, Global Perspectives on Food; Summer 2023
Volume XV, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2023
Volume XV, Issue 2, Intergenerational Relationships; Winter 2022
Volume XV, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2022

Volume XIV, Issue 4, Global Perspectives on Journeys of Healing and Recovery; Summer 2022
Volume XIV, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2022
Volume XIV, Issue 2, Global Perspectives on STEM; Winter 2021
Volume XIV, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2021

Volume XIII, Issue 4, A Climate of Change; Summer 2021
Volume XIII, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2021
Volume XIII, Issue 2, Language Diversity; Winter 2020
Volume XIII, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2020

Volume XII, Issue 4, Visual Narratives; Summer 2020
Voume XII, Issue 3 Open theme; Spring 2020
Volume XII, Issue 2, Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winners; Winter 2019
Volume XII, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2019

Volume XI, Issue 4, Global Nonfiction and Autobiographies; Summer 2019
Volume XI, Issue 3, Hope in its Different Forms; Spring 2019
Volume XI, Issue 2, Trauma; Winter 2018
Volume XI, Issue 1, Connections Create Bridges across People and Cultures; Fall 2018

Volume X, Issue 4, Moral and Ethical Dilemmas; Summer 2018
Volume X, Issue 3, Where Hope and Courage Meet; Spring 2018
Volume X, Issue 2, Traveling Back In Time to the Early 20th Century; Winter 2017
Volume X, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2017

Volume IX, Issue 4Notable Global Picturebooks for All Ages; Summer 2017
Volume IX, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2017
Volume IX, Issue 2Conflict, Dissonance, and Resolution: Disrupting the Status Quo; Winter 2016
Volume IX, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Alphabetical Listing of all books reviewed by WOW Review

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures Advisory Committee:

Editor, Susan Corapi, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL
Editor, María Acevedo-Aquino, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Nojood M. Alsudairi, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Seemi Aziz, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Susan Corapi, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL
Kathleen Crawford-McKinney, Wayne State University, Troy, MI
Desiree Cueto, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Michele Ebersole, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Gloria Kauffman, Tucson, AZ
HeeYoung Kim, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX
Prisca Martens, Towson University, Towson, MD
Janelle B. Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Gail Pritchard, Tucson, AZ
Jean Schroeder, Tucson, AZ
Tracy Smiles, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Yoo Kyung Sung, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Celeste Trimble, St. Martin’s University, Lacey, WA
Deonna Tourtellot, Red Rock Elementary School, Red Rock, AZ
Melissa Wilson, Cardiff, Wales