Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

Al Capone does my shirts / Gennifer Choldenko. - New York : Puffin Books, 2006. - 228 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.

Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2004.

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 -- 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 -- Button box -- Sun and the moon -- Happy birthday -- Truth -- Waiting -- Carrie Kelly -- What happened? -- Warden -- Al Capone does my shirts.

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.

0142403709 (pbk.) 9780142403709 (pbk.)


United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California--Juvenile fiction.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California--Juvenile fiction.


Autism--Juvenile fiction.
Autism--Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters--Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters--Juvenile fiction.
Families--Juvenile fiction.
Families--Juvenile fiction.


Alcatraz Island (Calif.)--History--Juvenile fiction.
Alcatraz Island (Calif.)--History--Juvenile fiction.


Juvenile materials.

PZ7.C446265 / Al 2006

Fic / CHO

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