Liz Phipps Soeiro

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Springfield News-Sun
Dr. Seuss’ racial history draws controversyMass., turned down a donation of 10 Seuss books from First Lady Melania Trump.
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Mass., turned down a donation of 10 Seuss books from First Lady Melania Trump. “Many people are unaware,” librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote, “that Dr. Seuss’ illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and racial... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Dr. Seuss' racial history draws controversyMass., turned down a donation of 10 Seuss books from First Lady Melania Trump.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
Mass., turned down a donation of 10 Seuss books from First Lady Melania Trump. "Many people are unaware," librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote, "that Dr. Seuss' illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and racial... Read more
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Boston Globe
Seuss flap points to beloved author’s mixed legacyand career-defining commitment to changing the preconceptions of the world arou
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
and career-defining commitment to changing the preconceptions of the world around him,” the authors said in a statement. Liz Phipps Soeiro, a library media specialist at the Cambridgeport School, called Seuss a “tired and worn ambassador for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'them back. "Dr. Seuss's illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, carica
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
them back. "Dr. Seuss's illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes," librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote in a letter. As The Washington Post's Rachel Chason reported, the librarian argued that rather than... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'them back. "Dr. Seuss's illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, carica
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
them back. "Dr. Seuss's illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes," librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote in a letter. As The Washington Post's Rachel Chason reported, the librarian argued that rather than... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
School librarian, citing 'racist propaganda,' rejects Melania Trump's gift of Dr. Seuss booksin the books. Seuss' illustrations are "steeped in racist propaganda, caricatu
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
in the books. Seuss' illustrations are "steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes," librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote in a letter to Trump on Tuesday. The librarian wrote that rather than sending books to a well-funded... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'them back. "Dr. Seuss's illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, carica
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
them back. "Dr. Seuss's illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes," librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote in a letter. As The Washington Post's Rachel Chason reported, the librarian argued that rather than... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints of racismwould receive a shipment of Dr. Seuss books as part of National Read a Book Day
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
would receive a shipment of Dr. Seuss books as part of National Read a Book Day. Cambridgeport Elementary School librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro (pictured here), rejected Dr Seuss donations from Melania Trump Along with the donation came a letter from... Read more
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Boston Globe
After authors boycott children’s book festival, Dr. Seuss museum said it will take down mural Seuss museum to remove muralrefused to accept Dr. Seuss books sent to her school by Melania Trump for Natio
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
refused to accept Dr. Seuss books sent to her school by Melania Trump for National Read a Book Day. In a blog post, Liz Phipps Soeiro, a library media specialist at the Cambridgeport School, called Dr. Seuss, “a “tired and worn ambassador... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trio of authors boycott festival at Dr. Seuss museum over muralthem back. ‘‘Dr. Seuss’s illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caric
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
them back. ‘‘Dr. Seuss’s illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes,’’ librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote in a letter last month. As The Washington Post’s Rachel Chason reported, the librarian argued that... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dr. Seuss museum under fire over mural depicting ‘jarring racial stereotype’them back. ‘‘Dr. Seuss’s illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caric
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
them back. ‘‘Dr. Seuss’s illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes,’’ librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote in a letter last month. As The Washington Post’s Rachel Chason reported, the librarian argued that... Read more
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Island Packet
Librarian returns books from First Lady, says they're 'steeped in racist propaganda'Melania Trump because she thought other schools needed them more, and because t
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
Melania Trump because she thought other schools needed them more, and because the titles contained “racist propaganda.” Liz Phipps Soeiro is a librarian at a school in Cambridge, Mass., and received a collection of 10 Dr. Seuss books from Trump,... Read more
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asianage
School librarian rejects Melania Trump's book donation11, read together “over and over:” Oh, the Places You’ll Go! In an open letter
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
11, read together “over and over:” Oh, the Places You’ll Go! In an open letter to the first lady posted on a book blog, Liz Phipps Soeiro, a library media specialist at the Cambridgeport School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, said that while she... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
US First Lady Melania Trump's 'racist' book donation rejected by school librarian11, read together “over and over:” Oh, the Places You’ll Go! In an open letter
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
11, read together “over and over:” Oh, the Places You’ll Go! In an open letter to the first lady posted on a book blog, Liz Phipps Soeiro, a library media specialist at the Cambridgeport School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, said that while she... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
One fish, two fish, this librarian is rude-isha nice letter from Mrs. Trump citing Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” as a boo
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
a nice letter from Mrs. Trump citing Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” as a book she shared with her son “over and over.” Liz Phipps Soeiro, the librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary in Cambridge, Mass., politely chastised the first lady for... Read more
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The Christian Post
Librarian Who Rejected Melania Trump's 'Racist' Dr. Seuss Books Once Dressed as 'Cat in the Hat'hat and matching stockings as she cradled a Cat in the Hat doll. Social media
The Christian Post / Posted 19 days ago
hat and matching stockings as she cradled a Cat in the Hat doll. Social media users are reposting several pictures of Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, where she can be seen holding a Cat in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump fans mock Michelle Obama for reading 'racist' Dr Seuss bookshas distanced itself from the librarian's words In an open letter on Tuesday,
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
has distanced itself from the librarian's words In an open letter on Tuesday, Cambridgeport Elementary School librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro rejected a gift of several Dr Seuss books, saying their whimsical illustrations were 'steeped in racist... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Melania Trump: School librarian turned Dr. Seuss book donation into 'something divisive'together "over and over:" Oh, the Places You'll Go! In an open letter to the f
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
together "over and over:" Oh, the Places You'll Go! In an open letter to the first lady posted on a book blog Thursday, Liz Phipps Soeiro,a library media specialist at the Cambridgeport School in Cambridge, Mass., said that while she was... Read more
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The Hindu
School librarian rejects Melania Trump’s book donation11, read together “over and over:” Oh, the Places You’ll Go! In an open letter
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
11, read together “over and over:” Oh, the Places You’ll Go! In an open letter to the first lady posted on a book blog, Liz Phipps Soeiro, a library media specialist at the Cambridgeport School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, said that while she... Read more
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Boston Herald
Melania rep: Rejection of Seuss books is ‘divisive’but the First Lady remains committed to her efforts on behalf of children every
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
but the First Lady remains committed to her efforts on behalf of children everywhere,” Grisham wrote. Librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro on Thursday turned down the donation Trump sent as part of National Read a Book Day, calling Dr. Seuss’s... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Librarian criticizes Melania Trump's book donationTrump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 days ago
Trump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed to have high standards of excellence. Liz Phipps Soeiro, librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary, took exception to the donation. Soeiro, who disagrees with the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Librarian criticizes Melania Trump's book donationTrump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 20 days ago
Trump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed to have high standards of excellence. Liz Phipps Soeiro, librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary, took exception to the donation. Soeiro, who disagrees with the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Librarian criticizes Melania Trump's book donationTrump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
Trump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed to have high standards of excellence. Liz Phipps Soeiro, librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary, took exception to the donation. Soeiro, who disagrees with the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Librarian criticizes Melania Trump's book donationTrump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 20 days ago
Trump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed to have high standards of excellence. Liz Phipps Soeiro, librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary, took exception to the donation. Soeiro, who disagrees with the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Savage rejection note sent to Melania Trump after she tried to donate some bookshave read one of the Dr Seuss books together (Image: Getty Images North America
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
have read one of the Dr Seuss books together (Image: Getty Images North America)Read More Recording her reasons in detail, Liz Phipps Soeiro began by thanking Melania, saying that she was proud her school had been recognised. In an open blog post,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Librarian criticizes Melania Trump's book donationTrump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 20 days ago
Trump's book donation. The first lady sent books this month to schools deemed to have high standards of excellence. Liz Phipps Soeiro, librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary, took exception to the donation. Soeiro, who disagrees with the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Librarian rejects Melania Trump's Dr. Seuss book donation, calls it ‘racist propaganda'will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the pol
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the policies of your husband’s administration.” Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School, faced backlash after writing an open letter rejecting... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Librarian rejects Melania Trump's Dr. Seuss book donation, calls it ‘racist propaganda'will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the pol
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 20 days ago
will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the policies of your husband’s administration.” Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School, faced backlash after writing an open letter rejecting... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Librarian rejects Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss book donation, calls it ‘racist propaganda’will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the pol
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 20 days ago
will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the policies of your husband’s administration.” Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School, faced backlash after writing an open letter rejecting... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Librarian rejects Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss book donation, calls it ‘racist propaganda’will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the pol
Dayton Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the policies of your husband’s administration.” Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School, faced backlash after writing an open letter rejecting... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Librarian rejects Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss book donation, calls it ‘racist propaganda’will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the pol
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 20 days ago
will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the policies of your husband’s administration.” Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School, faced backlash after writing an open letter rejecting... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane Police located driver in downtown hit and runtried to reject a book donation from Melania Trump. Cambridge Public Schools sa
KHQ Spokane / Posted 20 days ago
tried to reject a book donation from Melania Trump. Cambridge Public Schools says an editorial letter written by librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro represented her opinions and was not an official statement on behalf of the school district. The... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Librarian rejects Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss book donation, calls it ‘racist propaganda’will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the pol
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 20 days ago
will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the policies of your husband’s administration.” Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School, faced backlash after writing an open letter rejecting... Read more
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ajc.com
Librarian rejects Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss book donation, calls it ‘racist propaganda’will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the pol
ajc.com / Posted 20 days ago
will offer you a window into the lives of the many children affected by the policies of your husband’s administration.” Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School, faced backlash after writing an open letter rejecting... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Savage rejection note sent to Melania Trump after she tried to donate some bookshave read one of the Dr Seuss books together (Image: Getty Images North America
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
have read one of the Dr Seuss books together (Image: Getty Images North America)Read More Recording her reasons in detail, Liz Phipps Soeiro began by thanking Melania, saying that she was proud her school had been recognised. In an open blog post,... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Librarian Rejects Melania Trump's Dr. Seuss' Donation, Calls Books 'Racist Propoganda'together "over and over:" Oh, the Places You'll Go! In an open letter to the f
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 20 days ago
together "over and over:" Oh, the Places You'll Go! In an open letter to the first lady posted on a book blog Thursday, Liz Phipps Soeiro,a library media specialist at the Cambridgeport School in Cambridge, Mass., said that while she was... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
AARP talks to IRS scammer in new Washington "Unmasking the Imposters" Campaigntried to reject a book donation from Melania Trump. Cambridge Public Schools sa
KHQ Spokane / Posted 20 days ago
tried to reject a book donation from Melania Trump. Cambridge Public Schools says an editorial letter written by librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro represented her opinions and was not an official statement on behalf of the school district. The... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mayor Sarno fires back after librarian calls Dr. Seuss book clicheand “cliche” in rejecting a donation of them from Melania Trump. The comments
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
and “cliche” in rejecting a donation of them from Melania Trump. The comments of Cambridge Public Schools librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro were “political correctness at its worst,” Springfield, Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic Sarno said in a... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
First Lady Melania Trump’s book donation gets rejectedNational Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn’t expect any of th
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 20 days ago
National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn’t expect any of them to be rejected. But that’s just what Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, did. “My students were... Read more
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CTV News
Mayor blasts librarian who called Dr. Seuss books 'racist' and 'cliche'and "cliche" in rejecting a donation of them from Melania Trump. The comments
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
and "cliche" in rejecting a donation of them from Melania Trump. The comments of Cambridge Public Schools librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro were "political correctness at its worst," Springfield, Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic Sarno said in a... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Massachusetts mayor on rejected book donation from First Lady: 'Political correctness at its worst'Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic Sarno said on Thursday that the comments of Cambri
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 20 days ago
Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic Sarno said on Thursday that the comments of Cambridge Public Schools librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro were "political correctness at its worst." Dr. Seuss was born and raised in Springfield. His real name is... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Librarian Faces Backlash For Rejecting Book Donation From Melania TrumpMassachusetts is facing backlash for declining a shipment of books from first l
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 20 days ago
Massachusetts is facing backlash for declining a shipment of books from first lady Melania Trump. The school’s librarian, Liz Phipps Soeiro, wrote a lengthy editorial for the Horn Book’s Family Reading blog explaining why her school does not need... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Seuss Hometown Mayor Invites First Lady After Book BacklashMelania Trump. Springfield, Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic Sarno called the comm
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 20 days ago
Melania Trump. Springfield, Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic Sarno called the comments of Cambridge Public Schools librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro "political correctness at its worst." Dr. Seuss, whose real name is Theodor Geisel, was born and raised in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Librarian rejects Melania Trump’s gift of Dr. Seuss books, says they are ‘racist propaganda’in the books. Seuss’ illustrations are “steeped in racist propaganda, caricatu
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
in the books. Seuss’ illustrations are “steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes,” librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro wrote in a letter to Trump on Tuesday. The librarian wrote that rather than sending books to a well-funded... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
School rejects Melania Trump's book donation: 'Dr. Seuss is a bit of a cliche'National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn't expect any of th
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn't expect any of them to be rejected. But that's just what Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, did. "My students were... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss book donation gets rejectedNational Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn’t expect any of th
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 20 days ago
National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn’t expect any of them to be rejected. But that’s just what Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, did. “My students were... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Melania Trump's book donation gets rejectedNational Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn't expect any of th
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 20 days ago
National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn't expect any of them to be rejected. But that's just what Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, did. "My students were... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
School rejects Melania Trump's book donation: 'Dr. Seuss is a bit of a cliche'National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn't expect any of th
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 20 days ago
National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn't expect any of them to be rejected. But that's just what Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, did. "My students were... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
District: Librarian didn’t speak for District when rejected Dr. Seuss books from First Ladya book donation from First Lady Melania Trump. Cambridge Public Schools says a
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 20 days ago
a book donation from First Lady Melania Trump. Cambridge Public Schools says an editorial letter written by librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro represented her opinions and was not an official statement on behalf of the school district. The... Read more
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KIVI Boise
School rejects Melania Trump's book donation: 'Dr. Seuss is a bit of a cliche'National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn't expect any of th
KIVI Boise / Posted 20 days ago
National Read-a-Book Day earlier this month, she likely didn't expect any of them to be rejected. But that's just what Liz Phipps Soeiro, a librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, did. "My students were... Read more
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