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This winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award features Stanley Yelnats, a kid who is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character" by spending all day, every day, digging holes five feet wide and five feet deep. It doesn't take long for Stanley to realize there's more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake: the warden is looking for something. Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption.




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Holes
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4.5 / 5
Great job
December 8th, 2015
It's the best book I've read so far!the story had a great topic to it and I think there was a lot of effort put in to the terrific book!! Great job!!!!!!
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best book
December 4th, 2015
I really love this book. The story is very interresting and the movie was very cool. BEST BOOK EVER ;)
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1 person found this helpful
Amazing
December 3rd, 2015
It was a page turner and I loved the plot and characters. The adventure was great and the suspence!¡
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Too awesome to be true
November 23rd, 2015
The book was the bomb! whoever is going to read this you will really like it because it tells you about somthing that happend with his great grandfather and then it happens with Stanly. :) good luck!!
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Very Good
October 11th, 2015
This book definetly was in my top favourite, as a child I longed for adventure stories and this story show s that in it. The movie was terrific and I will never forget this book. True literature.
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Alex
September 16th, 2015
I dont like to read that much but this was a really fast read LOL
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Christo
July 7th, 2015
This book is so........ awsome i just want to kiss it like im kissing a human Louis Sachar your book is awesome from Namibia
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Holes bylouis sachar
February 5th, 2015
Um i dont know how t put this in a nice way buT i was the most borin bok gave eve read the harry potter eries waS way better sorry
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1 review
2 of 3 people found this helpful
awesome
July 6th, 2014
I love the fact that Stanley's innocent
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1 of 4 people found this helpful
Fantastisch verhaal!
June 8th, 2014
Leuk boek voor zowel kinderen als volwassenen. Vanaf het begin goed opletten want alles hangt met elkaar samen.
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5 of 5 people found this helpful
Amazing
January 13th, 2013
Don't like to read much but this was fantastic!
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3 of 4 people found this helpful
Amazing
January 13th, 2013
Don't like to read much but this was fantastic!
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