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Al Capone does my shirts. #1

Author: Gennifer Choldenko
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, ©2006.
Series: Al Capone does my shirts, 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gennifer Choldenko
ISBN: 9780142403709 0142403709
OCLC Number: 972136917
Notes: Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2004.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
ALA Notable Book.
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.
Parents Choice Award Silver, 2004.
Carnegie Medal Nominee, 2004.
Newbery Medal Honor Book, 2005.
Black-Eyed Susan Award Nominee, 2005.
Jefferson Cup Honor Book, 2005.
Texas Lone Star Reading List Commended, 2005.
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award Nominee, 2006.
Isinglass Teen Read Award Nominee, 2005.
Sequoyah Book Awards Nominee, 2006.
Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award Nominee, 2006.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee, 2006.
Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee, 2007.
Nene Award Recommended, 2007.
William Allen White Childens Book Award Nominee, 2007.
Young Reader's Choice Award Nominee, 2007.
Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Nominee, 2008.
Nutmeg Book Award Nominee, 2009.
Description: 225 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Al Capone does my shirts, 1
Responsibility: Gennifer Choldenko.

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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.

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