WOW Review: Volume XI, Issue 4

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures
Volume XI, Issue 4
Summer 2019
Global Nonfiction and Biographies

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Introduction and Editors’ Note

Book jacket featuring women on right side and cat on books on the left
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science
Written by Diane Stanley
Illustrated by Jessie Hartland

Book jacket featuring 3 penguins in middle of the book
And Tango Makes Three
Written by Justin Richards & Peter Parnell
Illustrated by Henry Cole

Book jacket with man in center of book
Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery
Written by Sandra Neil Wallace
Illustrated by Bryan Collier

Book cover with a silhouette of a girl reading in the center of the book
Brown Girl Dreaming
Written by Jacqueline Woodson

Book cover illustration for The Circuit
The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child
Written by Francisco Jiménez

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales, cover art
Written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Book cover for the Librarian of Auschwitz
The Librarian of Auschwitz
Written by Antonio Iturbe
Translated by Lilit Thwaites

Book cover illustration for Rescue and Jessica featuring women with dog on left
Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship
Written by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes
Illustrated by Scott Magoon

Book cover for Wangari Maathai
Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees
Written by Franck Prèvot
Illustrated by Aurèlia Fronty

Book cover for We Are Displaced
We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World
Written by Malala Yousafzai

Contributors to this Issue:
Victoria Blandino, University of Texas at Arlington
Danielle Crutch, University of Texas at Arlington
Chiquita Days, University of Texas at Arlington
Yuridiana Franco, Texas Woman’s University
Sara Kersten-Parrish, University of Nevada, Reno
Judi Moreillon, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Maria Perpetua Socorro U. Liwanag, Towson University
Catherine Valoon, University of Texas at Arlington
Yolanda Weiss, University of Texas at Arlington
Melissa Wilson, Leeds Trinity University, UK

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

Editorial Assistant:
Hannah Gill, 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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