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Holes (Holes, Bk 1)
Holes - Holes, Bk 1
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 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 fe...  more »
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780440414803
ISBN-10: 0440414806
Publication Date: 5/9/2000
Pages: 240
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 470 ratings
Publisher: Yearling
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Holes (Holes, Bk 1) on + 124 more book reviews
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.
reviewed Holes (Holes, Bk 1) on + 222 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
A very odd story, yet I kind of enjoyed it. Its for young adults but thats ok.
reviewed Holes (Holes, Bk 1) on + 87 more book reviews
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!
reviewed Holes (Holes, Bk 1) on + 47 more book reviews
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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reviewed Holes (Holes, Bk 1) on + 11 more book reviews
Wow what a great thought provoking book!
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I loved this book when I was a kid! Then the movie came out and it followed it great I thought. The book itself is amazing. The adventure, back story, and the villains. It's funny and interesting throughout the whole book. So much so that as an adult I have read this young readers book several times and laughed at the same parts and generally enjoyed the book. Enjoy the read....you are going to love it!
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Got it for my grandson. A great story

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