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Item details

  • ISBN: 0399238611
  • ISBN: 9780399238611
  • Physical Description: 228 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2004.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Sequel: Al Capone shines my shoes.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-228).
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Newbery Honor Book, 2005.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005.
Fleishman Humor Book Award, 2005
Subject: United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California > Juvenile fiction.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California > Fiction.
Alcatraz Island (Calif.) > History > Fiction.
Autism > Fiction.
Family problems > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Genre: Juvenile materials.

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