Guest Column, Opinion-Editorial

We are Creswell, we can do better

The Skippyjon Jones series of children's book has created controversy in the literary community because of its racist stereotypes of Hispanics Image provided

CRESWELL – I am a Creswell community member as well as an educator and a young white woman. Months ago, a child I work with told me about a favorite book series of theirs to get from the Creslane Elementary Library.
It was the Skippyjon Jones books by Judith Byron Schachner.
I hadn't heard of them so I looked for it online through the app, Epic . . .