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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||Homeless persons, Friendship, Treasure troves, Buried treasure, Juvenile delinquency
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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.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||" A dazzling blend of social commentary, tall tale and magic realism." <br>--Publishers Weekly, Starred <br>" There is no question, kids will love Holes." --School Library Journal, Starred
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