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  • Kindle
  • 288 pages
  • Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz)
  • Gennifer Choldenko
  • English
  • 20 October 2018
  • 0142403709

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Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz) A Newbery Honor BookToday I moved to a twelve acre rock covered with cement, topped with bird turd and surrounded by water I m not the only kid who lives here There s my sister, Natalie, except she doesn t count And there are twenty three other kids who live on the island because their dads work as guards or cook s or doctors or electricians for the prison, like my dad does Plus, there are a ton of murderers, rapists, hit men, con men, stickup men, embezzlers, connivers, burglars, kidnappers and maybe even an innocent man or two, though I doubt it The convicts we have are the kind other prisons don t want I never knew prisons could be picky, but I guess they can You get to Alcatraz by being the worst of the worst Unless you re me I came here because my mother said I had to Choldenko s pacing is exquisite A great read Kirkus Reviews, starred review


About the Author: Gennifer Choldenko

With nearly 2 million books in print, School Library Journal has called Gennifer unsurpassed at interweaving plot with historical detail.Gennifers Tales of Alcatraz trilogy is considered by Kirkus to be A cornerstone series in contemporary childrens literature Her novel Al Capone Does My Shirts received the Newbery Honor and nineteen other awards It has been on the New York Times, Booksense and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists and has been translated intothan eleven languages Gennifer s newest book is a picture book, Dad and the Dinosaur illustrated by Caldecott award winning Dan Santat Gennifer says Dan s illustrations are way better than the ones in her head Gennifer lives with her loyal husband, irreverent daughter and naughty dog in the San Francisco Bay area.