WOW Review: Volume IV Issue 4

WOW Review: Representations of Contemporary Global Communities
Volume IV, Issue 4
Summer 2012

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

Anna Hibiscus’ Song
Written by Atinuka
Illustrated by Lauren Tobia

The Grand Plan to Fix Everything
Written by Uma Krishnaswami
Illustrated by Abigail Halpin

Written by Sine van Mol
Illustrated by Carianne Wijffels

A New Year’s Reunion
Written by Yu Li-Qiong
Illustrated by Zhu Cheng-Liang

Now is the Time for Running
Written by Michael Williams

The No. 1 Car Spotter
Written by Atinuke

Written by Holly Thompson

Under the Mesquite
Written by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Under the Persimmon Tree
Written by Susan Staples

Seemi Aziz, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, OH
Avis M. Masuda, University of Hawai`i at Hilo, Hilo, HI
Janelle Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Kathy G. Short, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Tracy Smiles, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Yoo Kyung Sung, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Kinga Varga-Dobai, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA

Janelle B. Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX – Chair/Editor

Production Editor
Richard Clift

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WOW review: reading across cultures
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