Age-related biases, evident in so many aspects of modern society, are often perpetuated through stereotypical representations of older adults in children's literature and other print media. Quality children's literature can serve as a forum for critiquing these stereotypical perspectives and as a springboard for the development of healthy, positive, and accurate perceptions of the aging process.
Crawford, P. A. (2000). Crossing boundaries: Addressing ageism through children's books. Reading Horizons, 40 (3). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol40/iss3/1