WOW Review: Volume XIII, Issue 2

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures
Language Diversity
Volume XIII, Issue 2
Winter 2020

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Introduction and Editors’ Note

Birrarung Wilam cover art depicts a lush scene of plants and animals in a waterway.
Birrarung Wilam: A Story from Aboriginal Australia
Written by Aunty Jo Murphy and Andrew Kelly
Illustrated by Lisa Kennedy

Butterfly Yellow
Written by Thanhhà Lại

The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred
The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred
Written by Samantha R. Vamos
Illustrated by Rafael Lopez

Cover of Evelyn del Rey is Moving Away depicting two young girls, one Hispanic and one Black, facing each other with smiles in front of a moving truck.
Evelyn del Rey is Moving Away
Written by Meg Medina
Illustrated by Sonia Sánchez

Cover of My Papi Has a Motorcycle depicts a young girl in a pink helmet smiling as she holds onto her father, who looks back at her fondly as they ride a motorcycle.
Mi papi tiene una moto
My Papi Has a Motorcycle

Written by Isabel Quintaro
Illustrated by Zeke Peña

Cover of The Three Billy Goats Buenos, depicting three goats standing on a river bank, looking at a large green troll who stands in the river under the bridge.
The Three Billy Goats Bueno
Written by Susan Middleton Elya
Illustrated by Miguel Ordóñez

Cover of Vamos! Lets Go Eat! depicting an orange world getting food from a food truck run by a donkey, while a rooster sits outside the truck eating.
¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat!
Written and illustrated by Raúl the Third
Colors by Elaine Bay

Cover of What a Wonderful Word
What a Wonderful Word: A Collection of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Written by Nicola Edwards
Illustrated by Luisa Uribe

Cover of Wheres Halomi? depicting a tiger peeking out from behind a paper door
Where’s Halmoni?
Written and illustrated by Julie Kim

Contributors to this Issue:
Madeline Brooks, Beach Park, IL
Susan Corapi, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL
Darci L. Gueta, Texas A&M, Commerce
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, OH
Mary Margaret Mercado, Tucson, AZ
Christian Meyer, Des Plaines, IL
Judi Moreillon, Tucson, AZ
Kathy G. Short, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Yoo Kyung Sung, University of New Mexico, NM

Susan Corapi, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL
Prisca Martens, Towson University, Towson, MD

Production Editor:
Aika Adamson, 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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