WOW Stories Volume V Issue 4

WOW Stories: Volume V Issue 4
Power of Literature In the Classroom and Through Teacher Preparation Programs
Spring 2018

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 Notes
Tracy Smiles, Western Oregon University, and Mary Fahrenbruck, New Mexico State University

A Book’s Impact on a Rural Village in Nepal
By Carol Lauritzen

“But I’ve Never Been to Lebanon…” and Other Reflections on “Unrelatable” Texts
Mark D. McCarthy, Laura Apol and Bevin Roue

“Who’s Big Mama?” Building Community in Math through Story
Amy Corp

Creating More Windows to the World: Exploring Amish Themed Children’s Literature
By Kristen Noll and Darryn Diuguid

Finding Stories That Need to be Told
By Maria Elena Salazar

Production Editor:
Daniel Geffre

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WOW stories: connections from the classroom
ISSN 2577-0551