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Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
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Sep 02, 2007

it was ok
bookshelves: read-childrens-books, read-newbery, read-goodreads-authors, read-historical-fiction
Read in July, 2005

Interesting setting (Alcatraz, 1930s) and unusual characters
(boy with autistic sister), but I wouldn't have given this the Newbery honor book award.
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message 1: by Cole (new)

Cole Actually as someone who deals with slight Aspergers autism I found mooses sister to be a ginormous stereotype

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