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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User Review  - athenamilis - LibraryThing

A quick read, this thriller keeps you on your toes. Intended for a middle school audience, the language is simple and straightforward. A boy named Danny gets himself in trouble with a gang from his ... Read full review


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Eve Bunting is the author of more than two hundred books for children, many of which can be found in libraries around the world. Some of her titles include My Big Boy Bed, which was illustrated by Maggie Smith, and Little Bear's Little Boat, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. She lives in Pasadena, California.

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