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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch J FIC CHO (Text) 0530005692555 Juvenile Fiction Collection Checked out 11/30/2020
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch T FIC CHO (Text) 0530005681763 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Williamsburg - Hemingway GP CHOLDENKO (Text) 32955831364390 GP Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786289271
  • ISBN: 0786289279
  • Physical Description: 317 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Published ... by arrangement with G.P. Putnam's Sons, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-314).
Summary, etc.:
A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister.
Target Audience Note:
Recommended for middle readers.
600L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 3.5 7 74909
Subject: Dysfunctional families > Juvenile fiction.
Autism > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California > Juvenile fiction.
Large type books.
Young adult fiction.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California > Fiction.
Alcatraz Island (Calif.) > History > Fiction.
Autism > Fiction.
Family problems > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Large type books.

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