Volume IX Issue 2

WOW Review: Conflict, Dissonance, and Resolution: Disrupting the Status Quo
Volume IX, Issue 2
Winter 2016

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Introduction and Editor’s Notes

emmanuel's dream

Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Written by Laurie Ann Thompson; Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Written by Nadia Wheatley; Illustrated by Armin Greder


Guantanamo Boy
Written by Anna Perera


Irena’s Children: Young Reader’s Edition; A True Story of Courage
Written by Tilar J. Mazzeo; Adapted by Mary Cronk Farrell

mama's nightingale

Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation
Written by Edwidge Danticant; Illustrated by Leslie Staub


The Other Boy
Written by M.G. Hennessy; Illustrated by Sfé R. Monster


A Rare Nativity
Written by Sam Beeson; Illustrated by Nina & Terral Cochran

the red pencil

The Red Pencil
Written by Andrea Davis Pinkney; Illustrated by Shane W. Evans


Soldier Sister, Fly Home
Written by Nancy Bo Flood; Illustrated Shonto Begay

the sun is also star scan

The Sun is Also a Star
Written by Nicola Yoon

Contributors to This Issue:
Marilyn Carpenter, Eastern Washington University, Spokane, WA
Susan Corapi, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Janelle Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Maya Patterson, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
Jean Schroeder, The IDEA School, Tucson, AZ
Kathy G. Short, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Jongsun Wee, Winona State University, Winona, MN
Melissa B. Wilson, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds, UK

Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Production Editor:
Samantha Verini, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

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