Al Capone does my shirts

Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

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  • Creator Gennifer Choldenko
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2004.
  • Physical Details
    • 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 0399238611, 9780399238611, 9780142403709, 0142403709
  • OCLC ocm50630554

Summary

  • A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister.

Notes

  • Sequel: Al Capone shines my shoes.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-228).

Contents

  • Devil's Island -- Errand boy -- Trick monkey -- American laugh-nosed beet -- Murderers darn my socks -- Sucker -- Big for seventh grade -- Prison guy plays ball -- Nice little church boy -- Not ready -- The best in the country -- What about the electric chair? -- One-woman commando unit -- Al Capone's baseball -- Looking for Scarface -- Capone washed your shirts -- Baseball on Tuesday -- Not on my team -- Daddy's little Miss -- Warning -- It never rains on Monday -- Al Capone's Mama -- She's not cute -- Like a regular sister -- My gap -- Convict baseball -- Idiot -- Tall for her age -- Convict choir boy -- Eye -- My dad -- The button box -- The sun and the moon -- Happy birthday -- The truth -- Waiting -- Carrie Kelly -- What happened? -- The warden -- Al Capone does my shirts
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