All member reviews for Al Capone Shines My Shoes: A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 2

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Common Sense Media says

Moose's ties to Al Capone deepen in engaging sequel.

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Written byAnonymous March 24, 2014
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Wonderful Book!

This is the engaging sequel to the wonderful original book. It is a well craftes book, as Gennifer Choldenko is a great writer. Parents may want to know of some kissing and references to violence.
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Kid, 11 years old August 11, 2013
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Definitely a Must-Read! Bravo! a Fantastic Sequel

Great book well worth reading- it has an engaging plot and weaves into it showing acceptance (since a main character is autistic). However. As the title might suggest, this story is set on Alcatraz. You should learn some background first and possibly talk with a parent :)
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Too much sex
Too much swearing