Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Book Award to Be Renamed Due to ‘Stereotypical Attitudes’ in ‘Little House’ Books

Laura Ingalls Wilder will have her name taken off a major children’s book award due to “stereotypical attitudes” of her portrayal of minorities in “Little House on the Prairie,” The Association for Library Service to Children voted on Saturday.

“This decision was made in consideration of the fact that Wilder’s legacy, as represented by her body of work, includes expressions of stereotypical attitudes inconsistent with ALSC’s core values of inclusiveness, integrity and...

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