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Flora and Ulysses:The Illuminated Adventures

Kate DiCamillo

Flora is a comic-book fanatic who spends her time following her favorite superhero The Amazing Incandesto. When her neighbor accidentally sucks a squirrel into her vacuum cleaner, Flora resuscitates him and names him Ulysses. The squirrel can type, compose poetry, and fly. Ulysses adores Flora and together they "will shed light into the darkest corners of the universe." Newbery-winner DiCamillo has created a magical tale with engaging characters. The rich vocabulary and amusing point of view combine to create a sensitive and hopeful tale. Another winner from the author of Because of Winn-Dixie (2000) Tale of Despereaux (2003)and Magician's Elephant (2009) Ages 9-12