Al Capone Does My Homework by Gennifer Choldenko

Al Capone Does My Homework

Tales from Alcatraz #3

Gennifer Choldenko

missing page info Add in missing page information first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction historical middle grade mystery mysterious fast-paced


Alcatraz Island in the 1930s isn't the most normal place to grow up, but it's home for Moose Flanagan, his autistic sister, Natalie, and all the families of the guards. When Moose's dad gets promoted to Associate Warden, despite being an unlikely ...

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mysterious 71%
adventurous 57%
emotional 42%
lighthearted 42%
tense 42%
funny 28%
hopeful 28%
reflective 28%
challenging 14%
dark 14%
informative 14%
relaxing 14%
sad 14%


medium 71%
fast 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 33% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

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