Al Capone Does My Shirts

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Al Capone Does My Shirts
Al Capone Does My Shirts cover.JPG
Author Gennifer Choldenko
Country America
Language English
Series All Capone series
Genre children's literature
Set in Alcatraz Island, near San Francisco in 1935
Published Puffin; Reprint edition (April 20, 2006)
Pages 240
Awards Newbery Honor selection, California Young Reader Medal in 2007
Followed by Al Capone Shines My Shoes

Al Capone Does My Shirts is a historical fiction novel for young adults by award winning author Gennifer Choldenko. In this story, Moose Flanagan and his family move from Santa Monica to Alcatraz Island. The move was caused by the father's new job positions as an electrician and as a guard in the well known Alcatraz prison. The book was named as a Newbery Honor selection and in 2007 it received the California Young Reader Medal. It has two sequels, Al Capone Shines My Shoes and Al Capone Does My Homework.[1][2][3]


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