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Book Review of The Higher Power of Lucky

The Higher Power of Lucky
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There was an uproar when this book was chosen last year, and for good reason: the word "scrotum" appears prominently in this children's story, and in my humble opinion, it is artificially implanted. My argument is that the character who said this word originally would NEVER have used this anatomically correct word; have you ever heard any man, other than a doctor, refer to that part of his body by using that word?

At least now, you are forewarned about this word's presence, before you give this book to your child / grandchild / niece and have to do a lot more explaining than you were planing on.

Oh, and I also object to the false teaching of discovering Lucky's "higher power" is not God, but only herself. But that is almost an aside compared to the lack of honest revelation of character.