Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Author: Kate DiCAMILLO
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Year Reviewed:: 2014
Review: Flora is very sad following the divorce of her parents. Then one day, her neighbors, testing a super powerful vacuum cleaner, accidentally suck up a squirrel. Flora throws herself into supporting the squirrel after his near-fatal brush with death and soon discovers the squirrel has developed super powers - strength, the ability to fly, and a fondness for writing poetry. Flora believes she has found a true superhero!