What do you do when your neighbors are a bunch of hit men, con men, and mad dog murderers? Well, if you're Moose Flanagan, you ask the most notorious convict of them all, Al Capone, for help. But when that convict comes through for youÑand then asks you for a favor in returnÑsuddenly it's a whole different ball game. Picking up where the NewberyÐHonor winning Al Capone Does My Shirts left off, this lively second romp featuring Moose, his friends, and some of Alcatraz's ""finest"" is just as satisfying as the first.
""Heart-stopping+heartrending+heartwarming."" -San Francisco Chronicle
""Choldenko seamlessly blends laugh-out-loud humor with high drama in this fast-paced book."" -Sacramento Bee
""A tender, engaging book that captures both the imagination and the heart."" -San Jose Mercury News