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Author : Louis Sachar Pages : 231 pages Publisher : Laurel Leaf Library Language : en-US ISBN-10 : 044022859X ISBN-13 : 9780440228 592

Holes Win ner of the Ne wb ery Me dal and the Nat ion al Boo k Aw ard !


Thi s #1 Ne w Yor k Tim es bes tsel ling , mo der n clas sic in whi ch boy s are forc ed to dig hol es day in and day out is no w ava ilab le wit


ha spl ash y ne w loo k.S tanl ey Yel nat s is und er a cur se. A cur se tha t beg an wit h his nogoo ddirt yrott enpigste alin ggre atgre at-


gra ndf ath er and has sinc e foll ow ed gen era tion s of Yel nat ses. No w Sta nle y has bee n unj ustl y sen t to a boy s' det enti on cen ter, Ca mp Gre


en Lak e, wh ere the boy s buil d cha ract er by spe ndi ng all day , eve ry day dig gin g hol es exa ctly five feet wid e and five feet dee p. The re is


no lak e at Ca mp Gre en Lak e. But the re are an awf ul lot of hol es.I t doe sn't tak e lon g for Sta nle y to real ize the re's mo re tha n cha ract er


imp rov em ent goi ng on at Ca mp Gre en Lak e. The boy s are dig gin g hol es bec aus e the war den is loo kin g for so met hin g. But wh at cou


ld be buri ed und er a drie dup lak e? Sta nle y trie s to dig up the trut h in this inv enti ve and dar kly hu mo rou s tale of cri me and pun ish me nt-and


red em ptio n.I ncl ude sa dou ble bon us: an exc erp t fro m Sm all Ste ps, the foll owup to Hol es, as well as an exc erp t fro m Lou is Sac har' s


ne w mid dlegra de nov el, Fuz zy Mu d. "A sm art jigs aw puz zle of a nov el." -The Ne w Yor k Tim es WI NN ER OF THE BO ST ON GL OB EHO


RN BO OK AW AR DA NE W YO RK TIM ES BO OK RE VIE W NO TAB LE CHI LD RE N'S BO OK SEL ECT ED FO R NU ME RO US BE ST BO OK OF THE YEA


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