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Kirby, Stan.
New York : Little Simon, 2012
IL K-3, RL 3.5
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Eugene McGillicudy is an eight-year-old boy who loves adventure and superheroes. He even has a superhero alter ego, Captain Awesome. On the first day of school, his teacher gives him the job of taking care of the class hamster, Turbo. A couple of days later, when Eugene goes out for recess, he notices that Turbo is missing. He sees a trail of bedding and suspects he knows where Turbo is, but has to leave for recess anyway. When he returns it is time to become Captain Awesome and rescue Turbo. Read to find out if Captain Awesome can find Turbo, catch the hamsternapper, and solve the case. He just might find a sidekick and new friend in this first exciting adventure of the hilarious Captain Awesome series.  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award nominee, 2014)

SUBJECTS:     Superheroes -- Fiction.
                        Moving, Household -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Hamsters -- Fiction.

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