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The Children of Alcatraz

Written & illustrated by Claire Rudolf Murphy
Published by Walker & Company
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Offers a look at the life of the children who grew up on this infamous island with their families throughout its long and diverse history as a military prison, maximum security prison, and site of a Native American uprising, enhanced with period photos, interviews, and first-hand accounts.

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Claire Rudolf Murphy

Claire Rudolf Murphy is a long-time history buff who loves to write stories from the viewpoint of outsiders in American history. She is the author of My Country, ‘Tis of Thee and has written fifteen award-wining books for young readers. She currently teaches at Hamline University’s MFA in Writing for Children program.

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September 19, 2006
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