WOW Review Volume VIII, Issue 3

WOW Review Volume: reading across cultures
Volume VIII, Issue 3
Spring 2016

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Introduction and Editor’s Notes

Adventures with Waffles
Written by Maria Parr
Illustrated by Kate Forrester
Translated by Guy Puzey

Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir
Written by Margarita Engle

Falling Into the Dragon’s Mouth
Written by Holly Thompson

Hope is a Girl Selling Fruit
Written and Illustrated by Amrita Das
Translated by Gita Wolf and Susheela Varadarajan

I am a Bear
Written by JeanFrançois Dumont
Translated by Leslie Matthews

It’s Time for Holi!
Written by Amita Roy Shah and Diane Lucas

Last Stop on Market Street
Written by Matt de la Peña
Illustrated by Christian Robinson

My Two Blankets
Written by Irena Kobald
Illustrated by Freya Blackwood

The Only Child
Written by Guojing

Two White Rabbits
Written by Jairo Buitrago
Illustrated by Rafael Yockteng
Translated by Elisa Amado

Contributors to This Issue:
Olga Bukhina, International Association for the Humanities, New York City, NY
Rebecca Gasiewicz, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Shaina Khan, Fremont Unified School District, Fremont, CA
Janelle Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Megan McCaffrey, Governors State University, University Park, IL
Judi Moreillon, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
Katie Walker, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Jongsun Wee, Winona State University, Winona, MN

Holly Johnson, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Production Editor:
Richard Clift

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WOW review: reading across cultures
ISSN 2577-0527