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The Gardener of Alcatraz : A True Story / By Emma Bland Smith ; Illustrated by Jenn Ely

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Krum Public Library PIC SMI (Text) 36249000194768 PICTURE BOOKS Checked out 08/30/2022

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  • ISBN: 9781623541606
  • ISBN: 1623541603
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, 2022

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 40).
Summary, etc.:
"When prisoner Elliott Michener began tending the gardens at Alcatraz, his thoughts of escape were replaced with new skills and a sense of dignity. Back matter discusses the history of Alcatraz and the US prison system today"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10. Charlesbridge.
Grades 2-3. Charlesbridge.
Subject: Michener, Elliott
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California > Biography > Juvenile Literature
Prisoners > United States > Biography > Juvenile Literature
Gardeners > California > Alcatraz Island > Biography > Juvenile Literature
Gardens > California > Alcatraz Island > Juvenile Literature
Genre: Biographies

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