The gardener of Alcatraz : a true story / Emma Bland Smith ; illustrated by Jenn Ely.
- ISBN: 9781623541606
- ISBN: 1623541603
- Physical Description: 40 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, 2022.
"When prisoner Elliott Michener began tending the gardens at Alcatraz, his thoughts of escape were replaced with new skills and a sense of dignity. Back matter discusses the history of Alcatraz and the US prison system today"-- Provided by publisher.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 7-10. Charlesbridge.
Grades 2-3. Charlesbridge.
Decoding demand: 84 (very high) Semantic demand: 97 (very high) Syntactic demand: 90 (very high) Structure demand: 89 (very high) Lexile
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