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Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes. Holes has ratings and reviews. Catie said: I am very sad that I never read this as a young person, because I think that I would have loved. Hoyos by Louis Sachar, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Stanley gets to the camp, and realizes it’s not what it seems. I had so much fun oouis this book, excellently written and the story That means you need to read it, too!

I wanted everything to work out for him, and I was on pins and needles worrying about him when things started to go bad for him.

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Even in the face of grave danger, he remains his calm self with his dry hohos of humor, blaming his “no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather” for almost everything. I hope to read it again some years down the line, and I cannot recommend this book enough. I highly suggest this book to everyone.

Aug 11, Erin added it. The Best Books of I enjoyed how the three different storylines all came together in this one, and seeing the little bits of each one felt like discovering a gem. However, when Stanley gets to the camp he sees it is nothing but dirt – no lake, no fun, just dirt. The next year, he wrote my first book, Sideways Stories from Wayside School.


Refresh and try again. Dec 19, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: All the boys aligned in the hot sun to get their canteens filled with water and the guard hands Stanley’s canteen back empty.

He graduated in But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? I, for one, am terrible at math and science but, unlike Zero I didn’t fix that situation. Share this book Facebook. The characters were amazing.

I guess people always have to find something to freak out about. That is my biggest quibble with this book. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the Stanley tries to dig up sachxr truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption.

All was lost, true. Prefer the physical book? I think, they were my favorite parts as they reminded me of my grandmother and the times when she used to tell me stories.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I knew of a friend who lost everything when her father started digging holes. 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 hyos he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself. For the next eight years he worked part-time as a lawyer and continued to try to write children’s books.


But I know there must have been more than just my third grade self that closed the last page of Holes and sat louia very still, mouth open, staring at nothing, for a second, and realized that reading was never really going to be the same. But I think that as a child, I would have enjoyed seeing them win the day. In it was ranked number 6 among all-time children’s novels in a survey published by School Library Journal.

The judge tells him he has two choices- go to jai This book was so great. View all 12 comments. Kids love it, too. The writing style is simple, but not boring. When he was nine, he moved to Tustin, California. I actually have no complaints about this one.

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I was so touched by this book. See all 10 reviews. Thankfully, I finally picked it up and gave it a shot.