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Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.

Stanley Yelnats 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 Yelnatses. 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 exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes.

It doesn’t take long for Stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption.

Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from Small Steps, the follow-up to Holes, as well as an excerpt from Louis Sachar’s new middle-grade novel, Fuzzy Mud.

"A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --The New York Times 

WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK AWARD
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK
SELECTED FOR NUMEROUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND ALA HONORS 




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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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1 review
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 review
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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1 review
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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2 of 3 people found this helpful
awesome
July 6th, 2014
I love the fact that Stanley's innocent
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1 review
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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2 reviews
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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2 reviews

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