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Gennifer Choldenko

Al Capone Does My Shirts

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade

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Multiple Choice

1. How do the locals on the island treat the prisoners at the beginning of the novel?

A) More than human

B) As heroic and noteworthy

C) Less than human

D) As vile and shameless

2. How is Piper’s character best described?

A) A rude tyrant

B) As kind but entitled

C) As others-centered

D) A misunderstood mean girl

3. What is the significance of the novel’s setting being on an island?

A) It represents the ideal life of the famous.

B) It symbolizes the feeling of being trapped.

C) It represents emotional detachment.

D) It signifies an isolated paradise.

4. What event in the novel best describes how Moose is uniquely attuned to Natalie’s needs?

A) He asks her to recite multiplication facts to Piper.

B) He thought it was a bad idea for his parents to separate her from him.

C) He is the first to discover she has forgotten her favorite blanket.

D) He is aware of her body language and distracts her with indexes.

5. How is Warden William’s character best described?

A) Democratic

B) Dictatorial

C) Diplomatic

D) Strategic

6. Why is Moose often conflicted regarding Natalie?

A) He wants to protect her but is also proud of her.

B) He attempts to control her but is unable to.

C) He feels indifferent to her mannerisms and behavior.

D) He is embarrassed and ashamed of her.

7. How does Moose use Alcatraz to his advantage?