WOW Review

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures is an electronic journal of critical reviews on children’s and adolescent literature that highlights intercultural understanding and global perspectives. If you would like to submit to WOW Review, please see our current call and submission guidelines.

WOW Review Archives

Current Issue
Volume X, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2017

Volume IX, Issue 4Notable Global Picturebooks for All Ages; Summer 2017
Volume IX, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2017
Volume IX, Issue 2Conflict, Dissonance, and Resolution: Disrupting the Status Quo; Winter 2016
Volume IX, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2016

Volume VIII, Issue 4Literature as a Key to Possibility; Summer 2016
Volume VIII, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2016
Volume VIII, Issue 2Movement, Transition, and Change across Time; Winter 2015
Volume VIII, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2015

Volume VII, Issue 4Immigration as Opportunities; Summer 2015
Volume VII, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2015
Volume VII, Issue 2Humor in Children’s Books; Winter 2015
Volume VII, Issue 1, Open theme; Fall 2014

Volume VI, Issue 4Global Diasporas; Summer 2014
Volume VI, Issue 3, Open theme; Spring 2014
Volume VI, Issue 2Global Award Winning Titles; Winter 2013
Volume VI, Issue 1, Open theme; Fall 2013

Volume V, Issue 4Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities; Summer 2013
Volume V, Issue 3, Open theme; Spring 2013
Volume V, Issue 2Images of African Culture; Winter 2013
Volume V, Issue 1, Open theme; Fall 2012

Volume IV, Issue 4Representations of Contemporary Global Communities; Summer 2012
Volume IV, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2012
Volume IV, Issue 2Forced Journeys; Winter 2012
Volume IV, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2011

Volume III, Issue 4Young People Taking Action for Social Change; Summer 2011
Volume III, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2011
Volume III, Issue 2Holocaust Around the World; Winter 2011
Volume III, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2010

Volume II, Issue 4Conflict in the Middle East and South Asia; Summer 2010
Volume II, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2010
Volume II, Issue 2Hope Amidst Conflict; Winter 2010
Volume II, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2009

Volume I, Issue 4, Open Theme; Summer 2009
Volume I, Issue 3, Open Theme; Spring 2009
Volume I, Issue 2, Open Theme; Winter 2008
Volume I, Issue 1, Open Theme; Fall 2008


Alphabetical Listing of all books reviewed by WOW Review

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures Advisory Committee:

Editor, Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Janelle B. Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX – Chair/Editor
Nojood M. ALsudairi, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Seemi Aziz, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Nancy Hlibok Amann, Arizona School for Deaf and Blind, Tucson, AZ
Kathleen Crawford-McKinney, Wayne State University, Troy, MI
Michele Ebersole, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
Prisca Martens, Towson University, Towson, MD
Gail Pritchard, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Jean Schroeder, The IDEA School, Tucson, AZ
Tracy Smiles, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Yoo Kyung Sung, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Melissa Wilson, Easter Seals Blake Foundation, Tucson, Arizona