WOW Stories: Volume X, Issue 3 (Fall 2022)

WOW Stories: Volume X, Issue 3
Global Literacy Communities: Selecting and Discussing Global Literature
Fall 2022

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
Kathy G. Short, Guest Editor

Selecting Novels to Encourage Reader Engagement
Dara Carlson

Using Three Lenses to Critically Engage with Global Texts
Jeanne Gilliam Fain, Sarah Duncan, Kathryn Hall, Denise Lancaster, Molly Miller, Kahla Smith, Elizabeth Weisenfelder, Melissa Williams, and Alexandra Zuehlke

Vail Global Literacy Community
Developing Curriculum with Global Literature
Prisca Martens, Ray Martens, and Nicole McMillan

Exploring Identity through Stories and Song
Jennifer Hook

Global Literacy Journeys in First Grade–Far Away Places…Yet Close to Home!
Lacey Elisea and Jane Metzger

Learning About the Olympics: An Integrated Curriculum and Multi-Class Celebration
Cassandra Sutherland and Lacey Elisea

Kathy G. Short, Guest Co-Editors

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:
Rebecca Ballenger, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Authors retain copyright over the vignettes published in this journal and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under the following Creative Commons License:

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WOW stories: connections from the classroom
ISSN 2577-0551

2 thoughts on “WOW Stories: Volume X, Issue 3 (Fall 2022)



    I really enjoy reading the reviews and this website. I am wondering what are
    the guidelines for :
    the review board member selection in different sections
    review guidelines for a reviewer
    I checked for the contact info for reaching review board member (s) but was not able to locate it or missed it.


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