Al Capone Does My Shirts
This book is about a family named the Flanangans that moves to Alcatraz. Moose the boy of the family has to help take care of his sister Natalie while his mom and dad are working. Since it was in the 1930s they were going through the Great Depression and needed all the money they could get.I think the readers will enjoy this book because you get hear about some of the worst old time gangsters. You will also get to learn about a family that has to go through the hardships of taking care of their child with problems. Also how one person can control what other people do and maybe even a whole town!
Author of the book Gennifer Choldenko
Gennifer Choldenko was born in Santa Monica California and now lives in San Francisco. www.gennifercholdenko.com
Front cover of the book
This book was published in 2004
Alcatraz was made in 1934 and was shut down in 1963. Alcatraz was shut down because due to high operating costs. A lot of people tried to escape from there but never could. Now that its shut down it is a high tourist attraction.