WOW Review: Volume XIV, Issue 3 (Spring 2022)

WOW Review: Reading Across Cultures
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Volume XIV, Issue 3
Spring 2022

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Introduction and Editors’ Note

Girl blows the seeds off a dandelion flower.
Carmela Full of Wishes
Written by Matt de la Peña
Illustrated by Christian Robinson

A child walking to and fro from a child's perspective.
Comings and Goings
Written by Anna Kontoleon and Manos Kontoleon
Illustrated by Fotini Tikkou

boy holds a lantern and looks into a sky full of lanterns
Eyes that Speak to the Stars
Written by Joanna Ho
Illustrated by Dung Ho

rabbit with an over the shoulder pouch points down a pathway
Finding Home
Written and illustrated by Estelí Meza

boy loosk on at a crumbling building
Written and illustrated by Nadine Kaadan

and adult and child examine a leafy tree branch
When Lola Visits
Written by Michelle Sterling
Illustrated by Aaron Asis

young girl looks skyward
The Year We Learned to Fly
Written by Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrated by Rafael López

Contributors to this Issue:
María V. Acevedo-Aquino, Texas A&M-San Antonio
Rocio Almanza, Texas A&M-Commerce
Susan Corapi, Trinity International University
Elizabeth Isidro, Western Michigan University
Judi Moreillon, Tucson, AZ
Rebecca Rader, University of Nevada-Reno
Tracy Smiles, Prescott, AZ

Susan Corapi, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL
María V. Acevedo-Aquino, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Production Editors:
Rebecca Ballenger, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Liam Arias, 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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WOW review: reading across cultures
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