Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
A boy called Moose Flanagan finds out that his family are moving to Alkatraz Prison in San Francisco because his Dad gets a job there as a prison guard, he isn't sure this is a good thing. He isn't sure there will be friends there and he knows that the world's worst criminals are there and he has to live with it. Moose has more than just that problem, his sister Natalie has some problems and his Mum doesn't want to accept that she has something wrong with her. The story is set in 1935 and people are very poor, Moose's friend Piper comes up with a plan to make money using the laundry at the prison.
I really liked this book, it was awesome! I liked the way it made you feel like you were in the room with the characters in the book.