Someone Is Hiding on Alcatraz Island

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Berkley Books, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 136 pages
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When Danny saves an old woman from a mugger's attack, he doesn't expect to tangle with the toughest gang in school, the Outlaws. But then, he doesn't know the mugger is the gangleader's brother. Desperation overcomes his fear when he heads to Alcatraz Island to escape the Outlaws' revenge When he realizes the gang has followed him there, his terror turns to action.
 
Hiding out in the abandoned prison, Danny feels sure he will be safe. But no one has ever escaped from Alcatraz alive. Now that the gang is stalking him, is death the only way out?

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Eve Bunting was born in 1928 in Maghera, Ireland, as Anne Evelyn Bunting. She graduated from Northern Ireland's Methodist College in Belfast in 1945 and then studied at Belfast's Queen's College. She emigrated with her family in 1958 to California, and became a naturalized citizen in 1969. That same year, she began her writing career, and in 1972, her first book, "The Two Giants" was published. In 1976, "One More Flight" won the Golden Kite Medal, and in 1978, "Ghost of Summer" won the Southern California's Council on Literature for Children and Young People's Award for fiction. "Smokey Night" won the American Library Association's Randolph Caldecott Medal in 1995 and "Winter's Coming" was voted one of the 10 Best Books of 1977 by the New York Times. Bunting is involved in many writer's organizations such as P.E.N., The Authors Guild, the California Writer's Guild and the Society of Children's Book Writers. She has published stories in both Cricket, and Jack and Jill Magazines, and has written over 150 books in various genres such as children's books, contemporary, historic and realistic fiction, poetry, nonfiction and humor.

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