Flora And Ulysses
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A great fiction chapter book that is combined with a little graphic novel. Flora, a young cynical girl who likes comics, rescues a squirrel from a vacuum cleaner. She then finds out that he is developing superhero-like powers as a side effect of the accident. Their adventures introduce them to interesting characters as they go through the town. A good story that ends on a warm fuzzy note.
Outlander
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This book incorporates historical fiction, sci-fi, romance, and adventure all in one. Great story about Claire Randall who accidentally travels through time and finds herself in Scotland in the year 1743. It follows her journey as she tries to get home while avoiding English soldiers, being suspected as a spy and witch, and falling deeply, and unexpectedly, in love.
Catch Me If You Can
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The story of an imposter who swindled his way into being a millionaire by the time he was 21 and spent it on extravagances. He manages to elude authorities worldwide while posing as a pilot, lawyer, doctor and professor. Definitely a captivating tale to follow and see what he manages to do with his life.