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.
Publish date: March 11th 2003
Pages no: 233
Edition language: English
Series: Holes (#1)
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...
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...
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...
Very enjoyable book with an interesting plot twist. Nice and sweet ending. All in all it was a good book.
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8 Lexile Level: 660L Holes is an exciting story about a young boy who believes he is sent to a camp, but he is actually sent to a remote area where he is told to dig holes all day long. He meets the best friends of his life and after digging a hole one day, uncovers something tha...