WOW Review Volume I Issue 2

WOW Review: reading across cultures
Volume I, Issue 2
Winter 2008

WOW Review is an electronic journal of critical reviews on children’s and adolescent literature that highlight intercultural understanding and global perspectives.

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Editor’s Note, Janelle B. Mathis

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian
Written by Sherman Alexie

The Breadwinner
Written by Deborah Ellis

Josias, Hold the Book
Written by Jennifer Reismeyer Elvgren

Written by Cynthia Kadohata

Memories of Survival
Written by Esther Nisenthal Krinitz and Bernice Steinhardt

Written and illustrated by Youme Landowne

Waiting for Mama
Written by Tae-Joon Lee

The White Darkness
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean

Beneath My Mother’s Feet
Written by Amjed Qamar

Four Feet, Two Sandals
Written by Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed

>Cheryl Canada, The Ohio State University-Mansfield, Mansfield, OH

Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Prisca Martens, Towson University, Towson, MD
Janelle B. Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Seemi Raina, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Ragina Shearer, Texas Women’s University and McMath Middle School, Denton, TX
Tracy L. Smiles, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Yoo Kyung Sung, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Janelle B. Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Production Editor
Rebecca K. Ballenger

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