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Ditto Hazlitt's - Economics in One Lesson for starting...

Although not strictly about economics, I would also recommend "The Law" by Bastiat.

If you want to go full on education mode (with a textbook), I would suggest "Man, Economy, & State" by Rothbard.

Be sure to ask plenty of questions.