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Between The Pages

Jun 15, 2016

Books like 'Peter Pan' and 'Little House on the Prairie' are among the classics of children's literature. But many classics like these contain problematic depictions of race. How do we address this? And how can we actively work to present children with a diverse visual culture?
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Racism can be difficult to confront, particularly if it appears in a classic children’s book. We explore how diversity was represented in children's literature of the past, and how it's being redefined in the future.