Gangs and Gangsters: Stories of Public Enemies

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They say crime doesn’t pay. But the bad guys in this book must have missed the memo. From Jesse James to Al Capone, America’s mean streets have created some tough customers. Learn about America’s most notorious criminals.
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Overview

They say crime doesn’t pay. But the bad guys in this book must have missed the memo. From Jesse James to Al Capone, America’s mean streets have created some tough customers. Learn about America’s most notorious criminals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429634212
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Bad Guys Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 11 - 14 Years
  • Lexile: IG780L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Chris lives in Danvers, Massachusetts, in the neighborhood where the Salem Witch Trials occurred. He lives there with his wife, daughter, son, and two cats, Molly and Murray, and enjoys spending time with his family. When Chris is not writing, he is busy teaching middle school students in Natick, Massachusetts, reading, playing guitar, or learning more about his favorite subject, American history.
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Table of Contents

On the Run 64

Jesse James 6

Kate "Ma" Barker 9

Charles "Lucky" Luciano 11

Alphonse Capone 14

Charles "Pretty Boy" floyd 18

John Dillinger 21

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel 24

Carlo Gambino 26

John Gotti 29

James "Whitey" Bulger 32

Frank "Superfly" lucas 36

Stanley Tookie williams 39

Modern street gangs 44

Glossary 46

Read More 47

Internet Sites 47

Index 48

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