WOW Review Volume VIII, Issue 2

WOW Review Volume: Movement, Transition, and Change Across Time
Volume VIII, Issue 2
Winter 2015

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Introduction and Editor’s Notes

By Day, By Night
Written by Amy Gibson
Illustrated by Meilo So

Dance of the Banished
Written by Marsha Forchuk Skyrpuch

Fiona’s Lace
Written by Patricia Polacco

In the New World: A Family in Two Centuries
Written by Christa Holtei
Illustrated by Gerda Raidt
Translated by Susi Woofter

Little White Duck
Written by Na Liu
Illustrated by Andrés Vera Martinez

Mad about Monkeys
Written by Owen Davey

Powder Necklace
Written by Nana Ekua BrewHammond

The Seventh Most Important Thing
Written by Shelley Pearsall

Watch Out for Flying Kids!
Written by Cynthia Levinson

Xochitl and the Flowers/Xóchitl, la Niña de las Flores
Written by Jose Argueta and Carl Angel

A Year without Mom
Written by Dasha Tolstikova

Contributors to This Issue:
Olga Bukhina, International Association for the Humanities, New York City
Marilyn Carpenter, Eastern Washington University
Desiree Cueto, Tucson Unified School District, Tucson, AZ
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati
Ann Malaspina, Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Janelle Mathis, University of North Texas
Megan McCaffrey, Governors State University
Susan Osiago, Tucson Unified School District, Tucson, AZ
Junko Sakoi, Tucson Unified School District, Tucson, AZ
Jongsun Wee, Winona State University

Holly Johnson, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Production Editor:
Richard Clift

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