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Highly praised tale of crime and punishment, friendship and betrayal. When Stanley Yelnats is sentenced to dig holes at Camp Green Lake, his quest ...Show synopsisHighly praised tale of crime and punishment, friendship and betrayal. When Stanley Yelnats is sentenced to dig holes at Camp Green Lake, his quest to discover what he is digging for leads to danger, adventure and a confrontation with his family's past. Stanley Yelnats' sentence is to dig hole after hole in the burning desert at a juvenile detention centre like no other. As his story unfolds, so does that of his ancestors. Will Stanley be able to dig up the truth before he falls victim to the family curse? The novel is rich in descriptive detail, and tackles such important issues as crime and punishment, family and literacy. There are many opportunities for study of character, themes and subplot, and an examination of the book in conjunction with the film would provide a number of multimedia opportunities. Winner of the 1999 Newbery Medal, Holes is a truly remarkable novel that has captured the imagination of a generation of readers.Hide synopsis
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I loved this book. I read it while I was subbing in a junior high English class (it was the assignment the teacher had left), so I actualy got paid to read a fun novel. How fantastic is that? I especially loved the old west bits, and how it all ties in together.
By circular, I mean, everything fits together in the end. It's one of those stories where multiple things are happening at once, many of which do not make much sense or do not mean much until later on.
It's an element that makes this book so irresistibly. Alongside sympathizing with the protagonist ...
I received Holes by Lous Sachar as a gift. I made the mistake of starting to read it around 9 PM. I literally couldn't put it down until I couldn't keep my eyes open.
I have also given it as a gift to three different people. I have never received a more positive unsolited response from any other small ...
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