Al Capone Shines My Shoes
|Genres:||Series, Historical Fiction|
|Topics:||Community, Family & Siblings|
|Publisher:||Penguin Young Readers Group|
|BISAC/Subject:||JUV039060, JUV016150, JUV039150|
|ISBN:||9781101155783, Related ISBNs: 0142417181, 0739380044, 0739380052, 0739380060, 0739380079|
|Number of pages:||304,|
It's 1935. Moose Flanagan lives on Alcatraz with his family, the other families of the guards, and a few hundred no-name hit men, con men, mad dog murderers and a handful of bank robbers too. And one of those cons has just done him a big favor.
You see, Moose has never met Al Capone, but a few weeks ago Moose wrote a letter to him asking him to use his influence to get his sister, Natalie, into a school she desperately needs in San Francisco. After Natalie got accepted, a note appeared in Moose?s freshly laundered shirt that said: Done.
As this book begins, Moose discovers a new note. This one says: Your turn. Is it really from Capone? What does it mean? Moose can't risk anything that might get his dad fired. But how can he ignore Al Capone?
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