Table of Contents
- 1 What does Moose say is the one thing that helped Natalie?
- 2 How does Moose feel about living on Alcatraz *?
- 3 Why can’t Moose find Natalie’s Button Box?
- 4 Why is moose so upset at the end of the chapter?
- 5 Does Piper like moose?
- 6 Why doesn’t Moose want to meet the new kids when Natalie is around?
- 7 What does Carrie Kelly want Moose’s family to do?
- 8 Why did Moose and his family move to Alcatraz Island?
What does Moose say is the one thing that helped Natalie?
“Australian Quill, page 200,” I say. Moose understands that the only way to get Natalie where she needs to go is to help her exit the freak-out she’s stuck inside of. So how does he do this? By misreading an index to her that she knows and loves (Natalie loves herself some numbers).
How does Moose feel about living on Alcatraz *?
Moose; He achieved this name because he is known as an Alcatraz Island Boy; He lived in San Francisco; His actual name is Matthew Flanagan. How does he feel about moving to Alcatraz? He feels like wanting poison oak in all of his body parts signaling he does not want to go.
How does Moose get Natalie off the boat?
Moose ends up getting Natalie off the boat by grabbing a book and reading pages from the back toward the front, which Nat doesn’t like.
Why can’t Moose find Natalie’s Button Box?
What do the cons call #105? Why can’t Moose find Natalie’s button box? His mom took it with her to work.
Why is moose so upset at the end of the chapter?
Moose is upset because he feels like he is not being heard. Moose’s mom keeps lying to people saying that Nat is 10 but she is actually 15. And when Moose left Nat unattended she ended up having a normal conversation with a conversation that happened to be with a convict.
How do Moose’s friends on Alcatraz play a role in helping Natalie?
Gradually Moose adjusts to life on Alcatraz, even finding ways to help Natalie fit in with the other children on the island, and he is able to convince his mother that he really does have his sister’s best interests in mind. After the Flanagans have tried repeatedly and unsuccessfully to enroll Natalie in the Esther P.
Does Piper like moose?
When Moose writes his letter to Capone, Piper slips it into the mail that her mom has censored, finally using her fondness for rule-bending to help someone else out. Which brings us to a happy ending: Piper and Moose end up being friends.
Why doesn’t Moose want to meet the new kids when Natalie is around?
Why doesn’t Moose want to meet the new kids when Natalie is around? New kids don’t understand her. Moose wants to meet them at school. Moose thinks Natalie will outsmart them all.
Who is 105 in Al Capone Does My Shirts?
The number 105 refers to a prisoner that Natalie likes in Al Capone Does My Shirts.
What does Carrie Kelly want Moose’s family to do?
What does Carrie Kelly want Moose’s family to do? To get rid of Natalie’s button box, and her old habits. She wants her to hang around Moose more.
Why did Moose and his family move to Alcatraz Island?
Moose Flanagan and his family have just moved to Alcatraz Island so that his father can take a job as a prison guard and his sister Natalie can go to a special school in San Francisco. Moose misses his old baseball team, and he struggles for recognition in his new school.
What does Moose’s dad say when Moose asks if it is his fault that Natalie is developmentally disabled?
Instead, though, he asks a question that has been on his mind: Is Natalie’s condition his fault at all? Dad grabs Moose’s shoulders and looks straight at him, swearing that Natalie’s problems has absolutely nothing to do with him.