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1 Al Capone Does My Shirts
By Gennifer Choldenko

2 Intro Have you been to Alcatraz Island?
How would you feel if your parents moved to an island with a lot of criminals? Well, a kid named Moose Flanagan had that happen to him.

3 Genre The genre of this book is historical fiction because it was based on a real place, but included fake people.

4 Main Characters ~Moose Flanagan ~Piper ~Natalie ~Annie

5 Setting The setting takes place at Alcatraz Island.

6 Plot Moose Flanagan, a twelve year who had to move to Alcatraz Island with his family because his dad was a prison guard. His sister Natalie can’t go to a regular school because she is autistic and the special school she needs to go won’t let her in. Moose learns how much you are willing to do when you love someone.

7 The Scale I think it was a 3 because it wasn’t to easy and it wasn’t to hard.

8 What Attracted Me To The Book
It attracted me to the book because I have read other books by Gennifer Choldenko.

9 What I liked and what I didn’t like
I like when Moose asked for his Tuesday game from his friend. I didn’t like when Moose got in trouble for the laundry business when he didn’t do anything.

10 Other Books by this Author
Al Capone Shines my Shoes Notes from a Liar and Her Dog

11 Information about the Author
Gennifer Choldenko was born in Santa Monica, California and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. The first book she wrote was Notes from a Liar and Her Dog. The second book she wrote was Al Capone Does my Shirts.

12 Would I Recommend this Book?
Yes, I would recommend this book to everyone in my class because you can learn about Alcatraz and how it would feel if you had to live there.

13 Closing I hope you enjoyed my book talk and that you are interested in reading Al Capone Does my Shirts.

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