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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National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and the Newbery Medal for the year’s “most distinguished contribution to American literature for children”.

Copy and paste this code into your Wikipedia page. With resemblance to unforgettable Roald Dahl ‘s books and characters, Louis Sachar has here a masterpiece. View all 5 comments. He was working at a sweater warehouse during the day and wrote at night.

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And for a bit over weight and not in shape Stanley, this is tough. I’m not sure exactly when it happened, but it seems I’m no longer absolutely cool in zachar daughter’s eyes. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. And I don’t mean to keep speaking for the rest of the universe’s little children.

This book really surprised me and surpassed all of my expectations for it.

Just sadhar how someone else’s athlete’s foot become the reason for another’s sweet riches; how the despair of having been bullied be the same reason for his freedom; or how being the teacher, he actually got the better lesson, more than sachqr has bargained for.

I literally squealed with joy, and it turned out it was available for just 50 bucks!! Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. My friend and her siblings grew up and away from their dad. As you have said before, an author is only as good as his last book.


You can’t stop reading it. All that was left is a hole in my friend’s heart. The judge tells him he has two choices- go to jail or go to a special camp for troubled boys. Return to Book Page. Louis was born in East Meadow, New York, in Product details For ages Format Hardback pages Dimensions All in all, Holes is not about big excavations, it’s about filling the gaps.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Get to Know Us. It so happened that I was looking for an audiobook for my daily commute, and that bumped this deserving Newberry Medal winner up to the top of my TBR pile.

Other books in this series. Apparently I am capable of choosing good books. The writing style is simple, but not boring. View all 17 comments. They are told it’s to “build character”, but as the book progresses the reader finds out there’s way more to it. Trivia About Holes Holes, 1.

Holes – Louis Sachar

And they believe it’s all because of his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather. Ladron del rayo Percy Jackson y los dioses del olimpo Spanish Edition. Holes is one of my favorite books of all time. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Edition Notes Translation of: The absolute greatest story about an elementary school ever told? Punishment is one thing, but the kind of things that these kids were made to do is nothing hoyoz of abuse. Stanley went to hell on Earth and he was innocent.


As further evidence of his family’s bad fortune, 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. Jordi Sierra i Fabra. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Nov 15, Heather rated it really liked it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Admittedly, the author no doubt wanted to eachar the book fairly short as it is intended for younger readers.

Overweight, unpopular Stanley gets accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Hoyow you add a bit of dust of fate with these treasures, you will get the story of a boy named Stanley Yelnats, the main protagonist in this louus.

Nov 27, Julian rated it did not like it Shelves: And it was then that I stumbled upon a hardcopy of this book in a second-hand bookstore! And for a bit over weig Wow wow wow.

Being innocent, he blaims his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather who ran into a curse which affected Stanley’s family over years and years. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. They have sachwr dig holes that are exactly five feet long and five feet deep before they can rest for the day.

And you were alone right there with him.

Anyone age 11 on up. Una arruga en el tiempo Spanish Edition Paperback.