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. Holes has ratings and reviews. Catie said: I am very sad that I never read this as a young person, because I think that I would have loved. Hoyos by Louis Sachar, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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She loved it, and so did I. I highly suggest this book to everyone. Looking for beautiful books? Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

I loved the characters aachar thought the story itself was clever and nicely laid out.

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So why does she sneer every time I hand her a book? I knew of a friend who lost everything when her father started digging holes. Being innocent, he blaims his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather who ran into a curse which affected Stanley’s family over years and years.

But I must review my books for me–I rate it a very good, strong 3 stars but no higher. Jan 16, Muhammad Zachar rated it really liked it Shelves: Check nearby libraries with: He was working a Louis Sachar pronounced Sackerborn March 20,is an American author of children’s books.

He quit hunting for treasures and stuck with those that are far more precious, his own family. A great novel about inner strength and persistence. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Admittedly, the author no doubt wanted to keep the book fairly short as it is intended for younger readers. Feb 05, Mary Taitt rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Of course, these are just my thoughts.


Holes the Movie – Louis Sachar

Even in the face of grave danger, he remains his calm self with his dry sense of humor, blaming his “no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather” for almost everything.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. As further evidence of his family’s bad fortune, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself. Something is going on other than character building, and Stanley wonders what they are looking for.

D When I was left with just the final leg of the story, I actually kept putting it off for an entire week, as I just did not want the book to end! Susana Sacar Negros Marjaleena Lembcke.

Dec 28, Leah Jay added it. I don’t say anything about the girly girl preteen drivel she loves to read after all, I occasionally read girly girl grownup drivel and I recommend a wide range of books while keeping in mind she doesn’t have the same penchant for s I’m not sure exactly when it happened, dachar it seems I’m no longer absolutely cool in my daughter’s eyes.

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Your confidence is faultless your faith etched in stone and neither could comfort you from the wild unknown So bury your burning hatred like a hatchet in the snow Darlin’ do not fear what you don’t really know Also seen on The Readventurer. A curse, and a great-great grandfather that stole a pig and broke a promise to Madame Zeroni, a one-legged Gypsy, a kind person that tried to help him, and ended up putting a curse on him and all his descendants.

I think if you try hard enough, you’ll remember the first story you read in which justice was not promptly served, or the assurance of a happy ending was not guaranteed. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I can’t remember allison: Not exactly how I imagined it, but yeah!


Holes (Holes, #1) by Louis Sachar

Sometimes I crack myself up. She was the inspiration behind the counselor in There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom. Louis Sachar is a phenomenal storyteller, and over the course of the entire book, the pieces fit together so marvelously, and with the perfection of a jigsaw puzzle!

Feb 28, Alissa Patrick rated it it was amazing Shelves: Curious about the movie too, never saw it yet. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. View all 61 comments.

It is about doing your best to be happy even when there isn’t much to be satisfied with. I guess people always have to find something to freak out about. Amaiya Buchanan you have gone rage.

Two boys who can’t trust anyone who have to learn to trust one another. All the characters were amazing! Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of And it was then that I stumbled upon a hardcopy of this book in a second-hand bookstore! Zero and his friendship were also ohyos to read about. View all 5 comments.

And they believe it’s all because of his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather.

All factors combined, also the timing of this book in my life, right book at the right time, couldn’t be better. Kids love it, too.