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Al capone does my shirts [electronic resource] : Tales from Alcatraz Series, Book 1. Gennifer Choldenko.

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  • ISBN: 9781440629631 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2006.

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Summary, etc.: Today 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.
Target Audience Note: Grade 2 - Grade 3
600 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Puffin, 2006. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3689 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Historical fiction
Genre: Electronic books.

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