Exploring Cultural Identity Through Literature

Volume III, Issue 3
June, 2013

WOW Stories: Connections from the Classroom is a regular on-line publication of WOW containing vignettes written by classroom educators about children’s experiences reading and responding to literature in the classroom setting.

Contents

Introduction

Exploring Cultural Identity Through Literature
Janine M. Schall

Exploring Identity through Culture

No, I Don’t Want To!” Nurturing Contexts for Sharing Culturally Specific Literature
Angie Zapata

Children Revaluing Themselves as Readers and Writers: Critical Dialogues about Identity in Children’s Literature
Maria Perpetua Socorro Liwanag, Koomi Kim and Peter Duckett

Made in the USA en español: Reading Identity in Picture Book Life Narratives
Laura Kanost

Exploring the Cultural Identities of Students and of Book Characters with Identity Intersections
Janine Schall


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