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Holes
Holes
Author: Louis Sachar
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 Yelnats.  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 exactl...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780439244190
ISBN-10: 0439244196
Pages: 233
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  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 204 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 7
This is a great story for kids (ages 9-15ish), but even the adults may enjoy it!
It especially appeals to people who don't like to read long stories. The chapters are short, the plot moves swiftly, yet it is still a sophisticated story with plot twists, and a surprising ending.
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Helpful Score: 6
This book was written so that older children/young adults could read and understand it with no problems. As an adult, please don't be misled into thinking it'll be 'beneath you' to read this wonderful book, or you'll miss out on a really good read!
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Helpful Score: 6
A very odd story, yet I kind of enjoyed it. Its for young adults but thats ok.
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Helpful Score: 5
Written for children and teens , but I liked it too!!
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Helpful Score: 4
No movie could do credit to this very interesting story. The underdog wins but how he wins is the wonder of it all.
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Great book for pre-teens!
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Pretty good and quick read!
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Although I did not read this book, my 9 year old son did and loved it. Ironically, one rainy Saturday morning, we turned on the TV to find the movie version on and he had just finished the book. I found the movie interesting but of course my son said it wasn't as good as the book. We just received the next book in the series and he can't wait to get started. Judging from the movie, I would say this book has quite a few layers and is appropriate for advanced readers in the 9-12 range.

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