Cherri Jones

Cherri Jones is head of the Curriculum Resource Center at Meyer Library and a professor of library science at Missouri State University. Her research, publications, and presentations focus on multiethnic children's and young adult literature, early childhood literacy and storytelling. She founded and directs the Children's and Young Adult Book Review Board of Missouri. She served as president of the board of trustees of the Springfield–Greene County Public Library District and cofounded the Club de Cuentos Early Literacy program in Springfield, Missouri.