Link Du Jour: Stereotypin’ Since 1988
I tend to focus on the humorous and/or odd in these pages, but today we have something truly maddening. I recently came across Oranges, a picture book published in 1988, and I couldn’t let it pass without comment.
And my comment is “Are you kidding me!?”.
It’s a veritable who’s who of cultural stereotypes. While I allow my blood to stop boiling, click here to see the book for yourself.
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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