Susan Patron won the Newbery Medal,the most prestigious award in Children's Literature, for her novel, The Higher Power of Lucky. Librarians across the English-speaking world are debating the appropriateness of the children's book in which a feisty ten year old girl over hears someone talking about how a rattler bit his dog's scrotum.
Shelter Our Children from Body Part Names (SOCBPN) declared the novel "The Ulysses of the 21st Century". Chairwoman, Liberian, and First Lady Laura Bush said she would have been at the dock with a torch to burn Joyce's blasphemous masterpiece and now she'll do the same to Lucky. "When a children's book uses correct body part names that the President Of the United States doesn't even know something's really wrong!" Bush revealed.
In a rare glimpse into the sex life of the first couple, Laura blushingly disclosed: "When George wants me to touch down there, that's what he basically says: "Lower,Laura,Lower". If that's good enough for the Commander in Chief, it should be good enough for anyone!"