4 Hot-Button Kids' Books From The '50s That Sparked Controversy : NPR
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The Rabbits' Wedding by Garth Williams, 1958. A white rabbit and a black rabbit get married. The Alabama state director of public libraries ordered that the book be removed from the shelves "because critics complain it is pro-integration. ... It is available to readers only on request," the AP reported on May 27, 1959. The book "has no political significance," Williams told reporters with United Press International.
Not controversial anymore.