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I love the children's novel The higher power of Lucky[^] by Susan Patron. (I'm not the only one - it won the Newbury Medal award for 2007)

I wrote the author an email, asking if that ridiculing of the army surplus food rations (distributed to low-income families) were real - there is a hillarious discussion in the book about whether that stuff really is meant to be cheese or something else than food!). She returned a very enjoyable answer, confirming that the stuff is indeed real, and as described in the book.

I will higly recommnend "The higher power of Lucky". Your children may love it, but as an adult you will see a lot of aspects that most likely goes over the head of the kids. And you will chuckle all the way while reading it, most certainly when it comes to the description of those army surplus food rations.
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