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Holes: Holes Series, Book 1

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A darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment Stanley Yelnat's family has a history of bad luck, so he isn't too surprised when a miscarriage of justice sends him to a boys' juvenile detention center, Camp Green Lake. There is no lake - it has been dry for over a hundred years - and it's hardly a camp. As punishment, the boys must each dig a hole a day, five feet deep, five feet across, in the hard earth of the dried-up lake bed. The warden claims that this pointless labor builds character, but she is really using the boys to dig for loot buried by the Wild West outlaw Kissin' Kate Barlow. The story of Kissin' Kate, and of a curse put on Stanley's great-great-grandfather by a one-legged gypsy, weaves a narrative puzzle that tangles and untangles, until it becomes clear that the hand of fate has been at work in the lives of the characters - and their forebears - for generations. With this wonderfully inventive, compelling novel that is both serious and funny, Louis Sachar has written his best book to date. Holes is a 1998 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and the winner of the 1998 National Book Award for Young People's Literature, the 1999 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Fiction and the 1999 Newbery Medal.
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Grouped Work ID 4918ab9a-0784-305f-ebdb-caa54e8c1a14
Grouping Title holes
Grouping Author sachar louis
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-19 04:17:42AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-19 04:29:21AM

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auth_author2 Beyer, Kerry.
author Louis Sachar
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display_description As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.
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series Holes
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Buried treasure -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Homeless persons -- Fiction, Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction, Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure, Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories, Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship, Juvenile delinquency -- Fiction, Juvenile delinquency -- Juvenile fiction, Treasure troves -- Juvenile fiction
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Buried treasure, Friendship, Homeless persons, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure, Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories, Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship, Juvenile Literature, Juvenile delinquency, Treasure troves