Al Capone Does My Homework (Tales from Alcatraz)

Al Capone Does My Homework (Tales from Alcatraz)Al Capone Does My Homework Set in 1935, when guards actually lived on Alcatraz Island with their families, Choldenko’s second novel brings humor to the complexities of family dynamics and illuminates the real struggle of 12-year-old Moose Flanagan, a kid trying to free himself from the “good boy” stance he’s taken his whole life. Full description…

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Al Capone Does My Homework (Tales from Alcatraz) by Gennifer Choldenko (2013-08-27)

Al Capone Does My Homework (Tales from Alcatraz) by Gennifer Choldenko (2013-08-27)Al Capone Does My Homework Set in 1935, when guards actually lived on Alcatraz Island with their families, Choldenko’s second novel brings humor to the complexities of family dynamics and illuminates the real struggle of 12-year-old Moose Flanagan, a kid trying to free himself from the “good boy” stance he’s taken his whole life. Full description…

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Al Capone Does My Homework (Tales from Alcatraz)

Al Capone Does My Homework (Tales from Alcatraz)Alcatraz Island in the 1930s isn’t the most normal place to grow up, but it’s home for Moose Flanagan, his autistic sister, Natalie, and all the families of the guards. When Moose’s dad gets promoted to Associate Warden, despite being an unlikely candidate, it’s a big deal. But the cons have a point system for targeting prison employees, and his dad is now in serious danger. After a fire starts in the Flanagan’s apartment, Natalie is blamed, and Moose bands with the other kids to track down the …

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Al Capone Does My Homework (Tales from Alcatraz) by Gennifer Choldenko (2013-08-20)

Al Capone Does My Homework (Tales from Alcatraz) by Gennifer Choldenko (2013-08-20)Alcatraz Island in the 1930s isn’t the most normal place to grow up, but it’s home for Moose Flanagan, his autistic sister, Natalie, and all the families of the guards. When Moose’s dad gets promoted to Associate Warden, despite being an unlikely candidate, it’s a big deal. But the cons have a point system for targeting prison employees, and his dad is now in serious danger. After a fire starts in the Flanagan’s apartment, Natalie is blamed, and Moose bands with the other kids to track down the …

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