The Hamden Public Library invites readers from grades 4-6 to get acquainted with the 2016 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees. Here you will find brief descriptions of each book and links to more information about the authors. Best of all you can leave your comments about each book you read and join our 'straw pole' for your favorite.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo & K.G. Campbell
After being sucked up by a vacuum cleaner, Ulysses the squirrel is rescued by 10 year old Flora. He emerges from the mishap possessing super-hero powers which include flying and writing poetry. Flora's parents want to get rid of the rodent but their plans are foiled by Flora and Ulysses, a strange blind boy named William, a waitress, kindly Dr. Meacham, and a little bit of magic.