“Especially noteworthy is the author’s sensitive ability to humanize heroes and villains alike, grounding the tense action in palpable reality. With rich characterization, tender drama, and sleuth-worthy clues, this poignant mystery makes for a thoroughly satisfying conclusion to the landmark historical trilogy.”
"Choldenko continues to infuse the Alcatraz community with warmth and originality"
"A satisfying finale to what has become a cornerstone series in contemporary children's literature."
“Choldenko is unsurpassed at interweaving plot with historical detail"