Depressions - United States - 1929-1933 -- fiction
by Gennifer Choldenko
Who can blame 12-year-old Moose for feeling uneasy when his family moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 for his father’s job at the prison? Humor and pathos, memorable characters, and a strong sense of place highlight this unusual coming-of-age story.
Suggested for ages 10 - 14