Prisoner in Alcatraz by Theresa Breslin

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No-one gets out of Alcatraz. And now, by a terrible twist of fate, Marty has ended up there. Inside the harshest prison in America. Marty's there for life. Or is he? Some of his fellow inmates have an escape plan. Will it work? Can they manage to break out of Alcatraz? Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic

About Theresa Breslin

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Paul Bunyan is a Drama Education consultant with many years of school and local authority experience across all phases.
Published January 1, 2004 by Barrington Stoke Ltd. 92 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Aug 10 2011 | Read Full Review of Prisoner in Alcatraz

Gr 9 Up—Marty King has landed in the most famous prison in the world because of a bank robbery that went wrong. He is one of the "big boys" now, one of the "real hoods." The language has an old-timey feel. A few examples: "I ain't eating this pig's swill," "It made me look none too bright. As if ...

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