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Holes

Holes
  

This 1999 Newbery Medal and National Book Award winner is a dazzling blend of social commentary, tall tale, and magic realism ( Publishers Weekly ). Stanley is sent to a boys' detention center and forced to dig holes. He realizes that boys are digging holes because the warden is ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780780799608
Barcode 9780780799608
Published 1 May 2000 by Perfection Learning
Format Library Binding
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Author(s) By Sachar, Louis
Series Yearling Newbery
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ISBN-13 9780780799608
ISBN-10 0780799607
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Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Perfection Learning
Imprint Perfection Learning
Publication Date 1 May 2000
Publication Country United States United States
Format Library Binding
Author(s) By Sachar, Louis
Series Yearling Newbery
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Number of Pages 233
Dimensions Width: 132mm
Height: 191mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 249g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Homeless persons, Friendship, Treasure troves, Buried treasure, Juvenile delinquency
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Check out the Holes tour with Louis Sachar! Monday, October 20th, 7: 00 p.m. Anderson's Bookshop, Naperville, IL Tuesday, October 21st, 7: 00 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Skokie, IL Wednesday, October 22nd, 7: 00 p.m., Harry W. Schwartz Bookshop, Brookfield, WI Thursday, October 23rd, 7: 00 p.m., Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul, MN Friday, October 24th, 7: 00 p.m. Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN Monday, October 27th, 7: 00 p.m., Tattered Cover Bookstore, Highlands Ranch, CO Tuesday, Oc 28th, 7: 00 p.m., Borders, Aurora, CO Stanley Yelnats tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment-and redemption.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review &quot; A dazzling blend of social commentary, tall tale and magic realism.&quot; <br>--Publishers Weekly, Starred <br>&quot; There is no question, kids will love Holes.&quot; --School Library Journal, Starred

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