Al capone does my shirts : Tales from Alcatraz Series, Book 1. / Gennifer Choldenko.
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- ISBN: 9780307582386 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Listening Library (Audio), 2009.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Kirby Heyborne.
|Summary, etc.:|| 1935I want to be on Alcatraz like I want poison oak on my private parts. But apparently nobody cares, because now I'm Moose Flanagan, Alcatraz Island Boy-all so my sister can go to the Esther P. Marinoff School, where kids wear their clothes inside out and there isn't a book in sight. Obedient Moose. I always do what I'm supposed to do. When Moose's family moves to Alcatraz Island so his father can work as a guard and his sister can attend a special school in San Francisco, he has to leave his friends behind. But it's worth it, right? If his sister, Natalie, can get help, maybe his family will finally be normal.But on Alcatraz his dad is so busy, he's never around. His mom's preoccupation with Natalie's condition (today, it would be called autism) is even worse now that there's no extended family to help. And of course, there's never enough money.When Moose meets Piper, the cute daughter of the warden, he knows right off she's trouble. But she's also...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 12
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
3.5 ATOS Level
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 174009 KB).
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