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First Lady's office: "Unfortunate" that librarian rejected Dr. Seuss books

First lady Melania Trump visits with children at a youth center at Andrews Air Force Base. Photo: Susan Walsh/AP

First Lady Melania Trump's office has responded to a Massachusetts elementary school librarian who rejected Dr. Seuss books the White House sent for National Read a Book Day," according to NBC Washington.

"Turning the gesture of sending young school children books into something divisive is unfortunate," press secretary Stephanie Grisham told NBC, "but the First Lady remains committed to her efforts on behalf of children everywhere."