WOW Review: Volume XIII, Issue 3

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures
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Volume XIII, Issue 3
Spring 2021

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Introduction and Editors’ Note

A is for Aloha: A Hawai’i Alphabet
Written by U’ilani Goldsberry
Illustrated by Tammy Yee

Adam and Thomas
Written by Aharon Appelfeld
Illustrated by Phillipe Dumas
Translated by Jeffery Green

Kaya’s Heart Song
Written by Diwa Tharan Sanders
Illustrated by Nerina Canzi

Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush’s Incredible Journey
Written by Doug Kuntz and Amy Shrodes
Illustrated by Sue Cornelison

Mexique, A Refugee Story from the Spanish Civil War
Written by María José Ferrada
Illustrated by Ana Penyas
Translated by Elisa Amado

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Written by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

Sticks and Stones
Written and Illustrated by Patricia Polacco

Turning Pages: My Life Story
Written by Sonia Sotomayor
Illustrated by Lulu Delacre

Why Johnny Doesn’t Flap: NT is OK!
Written by Clay Morton and Gail Morton
Illustrated by Alex Merry

Your Name is a Song
Written by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Illustrated by Luisa Uribe

Contributors to this Issue:
Miad Bahashwan, University of Arizona
Shelley Baumgarten, University of Arizona
Keri Collier, Texas Woman’s University
Sarah Getter, Texas Woman’s University
Moanikeala Kanae, University of Arizona
Victor Lozada, Texas Woman’s University
Janelle Mathis, University of North Texas
Julie Petitt, Texas Woman’s University
Margarita Ramos-Rivera, Texas Woman’s University
Ashley Wagnon, Texas Woman’s University

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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