Feb 22 2007
Controversy is swarming over the Newbery Award winning book, The Higher Power of Lucky, written by public librarian Susan Patron, about a 10-year-old girl, which contains the anatomically correct word "scrotum". The furor seemed so ridiculous that BookBrowse has held off making a "news" story about it, but now that the New York Times has deemed it fit to run a front page story on the issue, here are a few links for BookBrowse visitors to read the backstory to this debate.... Susan Patron responds (2/15/2007). Publishers Weekly article (2/22/2007).
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