Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz, Book 1) by Gennifer Choldenko

By Gennifer Choldenko

At the present time I moved to a twelve-acre rock coated with cement, crowned with fowl turd and surrounded by way of water. I'm no longer the one child who lives the following. There's my sister, Natalie, other than she doesn't count number. And there are twenty-three different little ones who continue to exist the island simply because their dads paintings as guards or cook's or medical professionals or electricians for the legal, like my dad does. Plus, there are a ton of murderers, rapists, hit males, con males, stickup males, embezzlers, connivers, burglars, kidnappers and perhaps even an blameless guy or , although I doubt it. The convicts we have now are the type different prisons don't wish. I by no means knew prisons will be choosy, yet i suppose they could. You get to Alcatraz by way of being the worst of the worst. except you're me. I got here right here simply because my mom acknowledged I needed to.

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3. Cut the paper to the size of the scrapbook page. Glue the paper over the page to create a new background color. 4. Be creative in the way you cut the paper. Try tracing the page shape on acetate with the pen to make a clear pattern to use for cutting paper at odd angles. The clear pattern will allow you to see exactly what part of the picture you will be cutting out. 5. Choose a paper background that is related to the theme of your page. Old school papers are perfect for a back-to-school page, and a map is a great background for a page about a special trip.

Another fun way to use the pictures is to cut simple shapes from them that are related to the overall picture. I found a page of flying birds and cut a bird shape from it, and I cut a flower shape from a page of flowers. This project idea has endless possibilities and lots of room for your own creative interpretation. 37 Creating different backgrounds for your scrapbook pages is another way to add variety and interest to your book. Scrapbook Background Pages Here is what you need: light cardboard acetate (optional) pen wrapping paper printed store bags magazine scenes white craft glue old essays and other school papers, maps wallpaper book scissors old paper doll pages, posters, book jackets, sheet music, newspaper or funnies, playing cards Here is what you do: 1.

9. Cut the clothing out. Don’t forget to cut out some shoes and hats, too. Glue each outfit to one side of a paper-clip hanger and hang it in the closet. 10. 11. 12. Glue the hats in the closet on the top shelf. Glue the shoes in the bottom of the closet. Put the rubber band across the two doorknobs to keep the closet shut. Fill the closet with your favorite styles of clothing. It will be fun to look back at the closet in a few years to see what clothes were in style when you made your scrapbook.

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