Download e-book for iPad: Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz, Book 1) by Gennifer Choldenko

By Gennifer Choldenko

This day I moved to a twelve-acre rock coated with cement, crowned with chook turd and surrounded via water. I'm no longer the one child who lives the following. There's my sister, Natalie, other than she doesn't count number. And there are twenty-three different little ones who continue to exist the island simply because their dads paintings as guards or cook's or medical professionals or electricians for the criminal, like my dad does. Plus, there are a ton of murderers, rapists, hit males, con males, stickup males, embezzlers, connivers, burglars, kidnappers and even perhaps an blameless guy or , even though I doubt it. The convicts we've are the sort different prisons don't wish. I by no means knew prisons can be choosy, yet i assume they could. You get to Alcatraz via being the worst of the worst. except you're me. I got here the following simply because my mom stated I needed to.

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He wanted to get rid of the Greek influence on Roman life, which he believed was harming traditional Roman principles and discipline. FULL NAME Marcus Porcius Cato LIVED 234–149 BCE IN OFFICE 195–184 BCE TITLE Consul, censor Cato the Younger Great-grandson of Cato the Elder, Cato the Younger is well known for opposing Julius Caesar and promoting the Republic. He is said to have been extremely truthful and sincere and to have worked honestly in a system that was full of dishonest and unfair people.

FULL NAME Marcus Licinius Crassus LIVED 115–53 BCE IN OFFICE 70–53 BCE TITLE Triumvir Brutus led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar. He later killed himself after his troops were defeated by Caesar’s grandnephew and adopted son, Octavian (later known as Augustus). This 16th-century bust was sculpted by Michelangelo. FULL NAME Marcus Junius Brutus LIVED 85–42 BCE IN OFFICE 53 BCE, 44 BCE TITLE Quaestor, Praetor NOBLES | 33 Thinkers Ovid The Romans were great achievers and left behind a rich heritage in literature, science, and other fields.

Germanic Wars The series of battles and sieges over several centuries between the Romans and many Germanic tribes is known collectively as the Germanic Wars. This relief (carving) shows the struggle between the two forces. The Germanic tribes became the main enemies of the Western Roman Empire. DATE 113 BCE –554 CE REGION Europe 58 | THE MILITARY DATE 264–146 BCE REGION Western Mediterranean, Italy, and north Africa Gallic Wars This 20th-century painting shows Gallic chieftain Vercingetorix on a horse, surrendering to Julius Caesar after the decisive Battle of Alesia (52 BCE).

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