Al Capone Does My Shirts

CD - unabridged
Kit (5 discs)
Product Number: 3M099
Released: Mar 15, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449823665
Narrator/s: Kirby Heyborne
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Description

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.

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CD
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Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
Narrator(s): Kirby Heyborne
Series:
Product Number DB159
Released: Mar 03, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9780307582355
eAudio
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Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
Narrator(s): Kirby Heyborne
Series:
Product Number Z100010391
Released: Nov 24, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9780307582386
eBook
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Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
Series:
Product Number EB00386246
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: #9781440629631
Text
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
Series:
Product Number 43662
Released: May 11, 2005
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402564086
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Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
Series:
Product Number 14163
Released: May 04, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: #9780142403709

Professional reviews

"Moose Flanagan moves to Alcatraz Island when his father accepts a job as a prison guard. It's 1935, and Al Capone is the island's most famous inmate. Moose gains popularity at his new school on the mainland for being a good ballplayer and having his laundry done by the prisoners. At home on the island, the attention comes from having an autistic sister who is perpetually 10. Johnny Heller has the ideal voice for a teenaged boy. You can picture the adolescent confusion, youthful enthusiasm, and humor, as well as the physical changes taking place. Heller's rendition of the story's female characters--sister Natalie, local queen bee Piper, and the pesky 7-year-old Teresa--is also exceptional. Choldenko has written a wonderful children's book, which Heller allows adults to enjoy as well. A.B. 2005 ALA Notable Recording, 2005 YALSA Selection (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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