Where does Dr. Seuss fit in our collection today? Join me as I wrestle with the contentious issue of racist and xenophobic art by a much loved children’s author.
I would like to thank composer Nazar Rybak at Hooksounds.com for the music you’ve heard today.
Kindergarten: Story time: (“other stories” in The Sneeches” Too many Daves, What was I scared of?
Tables: coloring “His real name was…”
1st Grade: Story time: (“other stories” in Yertle the Turtle) Gertrude McFuzz
Tables: coloring “he wrote 44 books…”
YouTube’s vancemo’s “Books to Music” playlist of 36 Dr. Seuss books set to ukulele music
Brain Pickings: The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss
SJL: New Study of Racism and Dr. Seuss
SJL: Is the Cat in the Hat Racist?
USA Today: Are Dr. Seuss’ Books Racist?
USA Today: The Debate over Dr. Seuss
The Connection between Dr. Seuss, Rosetta Stone and Theo Le Sieg
NYT’s Thing Three: Dr. Seuss, Rap and Racism?
Twitter: Racist depictions of Indigenious people by Dr. Seuss