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Book Review of Holes

Author: Louis Sachar
Genre: Children's Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake reform school for something he didn't do. The Warden at the prison camp has all the inmates digging holes all over the dry lake bed. Why?
Hundreds of years ago another Stanley Yelnats also had bad luck, disobeying a Gypsy wise woman who did him a favor.
Is our Stanley's bad luck related to that of his ancestor?

------Winner of the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, the Boston Globe-Herald Book Award, the Christopher Award for Juvenile Fiction. An ALA Best Book for young adults, an ALA Notable book, an ALA Quick Pick and other awards------