WOW Stories Volume V Issue 3

WOW Stories: Volume V Issue 3
Opportunities for Inquiry into Critical and Global Issues through Literature
Fall 2017

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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.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Editor’s Notes
Tracy Smiles, Western Oregon University

Engaging First Graders in an Exploration of Race through Children’s Literature
Kelly Cutler, Portland State University

Enhancing Critical Visual Literacy Through Illustrations in a Multicultural Picturebook
Hee Young Kim and Angelica Serrano, University of Arizona

Engaging Preservice Teacher Candidates With Multicultural Children’s Literature
Mary L. Fahrenbruck and Leanna Lucero, New Mexico State University

Reading Challenging Texts
S. Rebecca Leigh, Oakland University

Production Editor:
Samantha Verini

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