WOW Stories Volume VII, Issue 1

WOW Stories: Volume VII, Issue 1
Seeing the Possibilities: Global Literature and Cultural Inquiry Across Multiple Contexts
Spring 2020

WOW Stories: Connections from the Classroom is a regular on-line publication of WOW containing vignettes written by classroom educators about children’s experiences reading and responding to literature in the classroom setting.

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Editor’s Note
Tracy Smiles, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Mary Fahrenbruck, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Critical Conversations about Global and Multicultural Literature
Maria Perpetua Socorro U. Liwanag, Towson University, Towson, MD
Xiaoming Liu, Towson University,Towson, MD
Huili Hong, Towson University, Towson, MD

Using Global Literature to Think about “Home” with Teacher Candidates
Holly Johnson, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Learning through Engagements with Multicultural and Global Literature
María del Rocío Herron, Jackson Creek Elementary School, Columbia, SC
Julia López-Robertson, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Codeswitching in Picturebooks and the Representation of Spanish-Speaking Cultures: A Reader Response Approach
Priscila J.B.M. Costa, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Tracy Smiles, Prescott, AZ
Mary Fahrenbruck, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Review Board:
Mary Starrs Armstrong, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
Deanna Day-Wiff, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA
Charlene Klassen Endrizzi, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA
Jeanne Fain, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
Lauren Freedman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Andrea García, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Dorea Kleker, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Julia López-Robertson, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Judi Moreillon, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Monique Storie, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam
Melissa B. Wilson, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Production Editor:
Aika Adamson, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

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WOW stories: connections from the classroom
ISSN 2577-0551

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