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Al Capone Throws Me a Curve

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Al Capone Throws Me a Curve by Gennifer Choldenko
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May 21, 2019 | ISBN 9781101938164
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    May 21, 2019 | ISBN 9781101938164 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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“This worthy ‘second ending’ finishes on a hopeful note that series fans will embrace.”—Booklist, Starred review

“It’s earnest Moose, always striving to do the right thing, who elevates this tale, like a hard-hit baseball, into the stratosphere.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred review

“A powerful story of love and family that will please fans and newcomers.”—School Library Journal
 
“Choldenko continues to effectively develop the vivid historical setting (explained in greater depth in the back matter) as well as the tightly woven community.”—The Horn Book Magazine


Praise for the previous three Al Capone books:

A Newbery Honor Book

“Choldenko hits a grand slam.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred review
 
“Funny situations and plot twists abound!” —People
 
“Heart-stopping . . . heartrending . . . heartwarming.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“Rich characterization, tender drama, and sleuthworthy clues, this poignant mystery makes for a thoroughly satisfying conclusion to the landmark historical trilogy.” —Booklist, Starred review

“Choldenko continues to infuse the Alcatraz community with warmth and originality.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred review

“Choldenko’s storytelling is compelling, portraying human decency as a force more powerful than heroism.” —Newsday

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