After Dr. Seuss’ estate pulled six books, parents and librarians reexamine representation in children’s literature

By Elizabeth Wheless

You probably still remember some of your favorite childhood books, which might include a few by Dr. Seuss. The well-known  author wrote and illustrated over 60 children’s books in his lifetime. However, recently his estate made a decision to remove six of them from publication. This started a national conversation on diversity in children’s books and led many librarians and parents to reevaluate what kids are reading.

Elizabeth Wheless reports.

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