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Holes - Louis Sachar, Kerry Beyer
Holes
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Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character"... show more
Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character" by spending all day, every day, digging holes: five feet wide and five feet deep. It doesn't take long for Stanley to realize there's more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption.From the Paperback edition.
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780739331767 (0739331760)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Minutes: 4
Edition language: English
Series: Holes (#1)
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Ms. Banks' Blissful Books
Ms. Banks' Blissful Books rated it
4.5 Holes
Holes tells the tale of the unfortunate Stanley Yelnats and the characters he encounters at Camp Green Lake. This book is definitely for older students and it is one they will enjoy. A cause and effect activity would go great with Holes. The decision his great-great-grandfather makes effects many ge...
alyssapeters
alyssapeters rated it
This book is about a boy Named Stanley Yelnats. Stanley is sent of to a detention camp for stealing shoes. He meets a boy named zero there and they become unlikely friends. Stanley and Zero get into some trouble so Zero runs away. Stanley goes after him into the desert. After Zero gets sick from eat...
Miss Taylor's Book Picks
Miss Taylor's Book Picks rated it
5.0 The Curse of the Yelnats Family
Holes is the fictional account of the life of Stanley Yelnats IV. The Yelnats family is cursed because of Stanley’s no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather. His great great grandfather broke a promise to a friend leaving him with a curse that made life hard for future generations o...
Adventure is out there...
Adventure is out there... rated it
0.0
Holes has been on the summer reading list or the reading list of many classrooms. It is a great story about how two families are connected from way back in the past. This book would be great for active reading and making notes and connections throughout the book. It has great vocabulary too. In a se...
Virreoh
Virreoh rated it
Very enjoyable book with an interesting plot twist. Nice and sweet ending. All in all it was a good book.
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