Al Capone Does My Homework by Gennifer Choldenko

Al Capone Does My Homework

Tales from Alcatraz #3

Gennifer Choldenko

212 pages 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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adventurous 100%
emotional 66%
mysterious 66%
funny 33%
lighthearted 33%


medium 66%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

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