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Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library X CHOLD (Text) 37801000033918 Juvenile Fiction Book None 02/10/2005 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0399238611
  • ISBN: 9780399238611
  • Physical Description: 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2004]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-228)
Formatted Contents Note:
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 -- The 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 -- The button box -- The sun and the moon -- Happy birthday -- The truth -- Waiting -- Carrie Kelly -- What happened? -- The warden -- Al Capone does my shirts.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Middle Grades 3.5 7.0
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 2005
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005.
Fleishman Humor Book Award, 2005
Subject: United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California > Fiction.
Autism > Juvenile fiction.
Family problems > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Juvenile fiction.
Alcatraz Island (Calif.) > History > Juvenile fiction.
Alcatraz Island (Calif.)

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