Jean Merrill's classic children's book The Pushcart Warexplores war, peace and pushcarts on the streets of New York. Author Adam Mansbach writes that the story still resonates. Do you have a favorite children's book that deals with heavy themes? Tell us in the comments.
As we grow older, our reading changes. The alphabet books of our toddler years just aren't going to cut it after college. But author Adam Mansbach revisits three books from his young adult years and finds that the best stories can be appreciated at any age.