WOW Review Volume XI, Issue 1, Fall 2018

WOW Review: Connections Create Bridges across People and Cultures
Volume XI, Issue 1
Fall 2018

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Introduction and Editor’s Note

A Boy Called Bat
Written by Elana K. Arnold
Illustrated by Charles Santoso

Boxers by Gene Leung YangBoxers
Written by Gene Luen Yang

Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets by Hena KhanCrescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes
Written by Hena Khan
Illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini

Front Desk by Kelly YangFront Desk
Written by Kelly Yang

how i became a ghost by Tim Tinglehow i became a ghost: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story
Written by Tim Tingle

Islandborn by Junot DiazIslandborn
Written by Junot Diaz
Illustrated by Leo Espinosa

La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton ElyaLa Princesa and the Pea
Written by Susan Middleton Elya
Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal

Slug Days by Sara LeachSlug Days
Written by Sarah Leach
Illustrations by Rebecca Bender

The Only Road by Alexandra DiazThe Only Road
Written by Alexandra Diaz

The Story of Car Engineer Soichiro Honda by Mark WestonThe Story of Car Engineer Soichiro Honda
Written by Mark Weston
Illustrated by Katie Yamasaki

The White Stone by Kirste PalttoThe White Stone
Written by Kirste Paltto
Illustrated by Ulrika Tapio Blind
Translated by Rauna Kuokkanen and Philip Burgess

Yum! Yum! Que Rico! by Pat MoraYum! ¡Mmmm! ¡Qué Rico!
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Rafael López

Contributors to this Issue:
Jeanmarie Ford Bryant, University of Texas, Arlington
Flyura Gasca, Coastal Carolina University
Mary Gilliland, Denton Independent School District, Denton, TX
Carla Goncalves, Coastal Carolina University
Amber Gordon, University of New Mexico, Taos
Edwin Jarrell, Coastal Carolina University
Madelyn Johnson, Coastal Carolina University
Dorea Kleker, University of Arizona
Yoo Kyung Sung, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM
Judi Moreillon, Literacies and Libraries Consultant, Tucson, Arizona
Alexa Schnaid, University of Arizona, Tucson
Amanda Szwed, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Production Editors:
Blaire Krakowitz, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Zachary Steiner, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Review Board
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
Desiree Cueto, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Michele Ebersole, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Gloria Kauffman, YIES School, Brianza, Italy
Janelle B. Mathis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Gail Pritchard, Texas A&M University, Bryan, TX
Jean Schroeder, The IDEA School, Tucson, AZ
Tracy Smiles, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Celeste Trimble, St. Martin’s University, Lacey, WA
Yoo Kyung Sung, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Melissa Wilson, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

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