Childrens books with newfound meaning to adults

Hannah Stanley cannot get through reading Charlotte’s Web without sobbing. Producer Rachel has to censor The Jungle Book when reading it to a 3-year-old.  What are we reading to children, how and when should we “edit” the stories, and what are some of the stories we never realized were tragic?

 

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An aisle at Open Books bookstore.

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