Holes Book

Publisher's Summary

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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  • Age Range: 10-14
  • Pages: 272
  • Book Type: chapter
  • Publication Date: May 28, 2000
  • ISBN: 0440414806
  • ISBN 13: 9780440414803
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Mr. Staccato

Spent many carefree hours hunting clues with the Hardy boys and defending Redwall Abbey.

Holes has been a longtime favorite of mine ever since Mrs. Jeffs read it to me in the 6th grade. The fun characters, the exhaustion of digging 5-foot holes in the desert day-after-day, and a refreshing gulp of sploosh. Just watch out for those poisonous lizards.


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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader


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