You know those Dr. Seuss books you loved to read as a child… well, they are now collectibles because numerous titles have been removed from the shelves.
Six Dr. Seuss titles have been canceled over alleged “racist and insensitive imagery.”
March 2 is typically the day when schools around the country celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with National Read Across America Day, but not all of his books will be available for children to read today.
The titles that have been removed are “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” “If I Ran the Zoo,” “McElligot’s Pool,” “On Beyond Zebra!,” “Scrambled Eggs Super!,” and “The Cat’s Quizzer.”
Dr. Seuss Enterprises removed the titles after the books were reviewed by so-called “experts,” a panel that included educators.
The organization stated, “These books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.
“Ceasing sales of these books is only part of our commitment and our broader plan to ensure Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ catalog represents and supports all communities and families.”
It continued, “Dr. Seuss Enterprises listened and took feedback from our audiences including teachers, academics and specialists in the field as part of our review process. We then worked with a panel of experts, including educators, to review our catalog of titles.”
You can read more about this report on Fox News.
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