By Louis Sachar
Winner of the Newbery Medal and the nationwide publication Award! This number 1 New York Times bestselling, smooth vintage during which boys are compelled to dig holes day in and outing is now on hand with a splashy new look.
Stanley Yelnats is lower than a curse. A curse that all started together with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has due to the fact generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly despatched to a boys’ penal complex, Camp eco-friendly Lake, the place the men construct personality via spending all day, on a daily basis digging holes precisely 5 toes large and 5 toes deep. there isn't any lake at Camp eco-friendly Lake. yet there are a whole lot of holes.
It doesn’t take lengthy for Stanley to gain there’s greater than personality development happening at Camp eco-friendly Lake. the men are digging holes as the warden is seeking whatever. yet what should be buried less than a dried-up lake? Stanley attempts to dig up the reality during this creative and darkly funny story of crime and punishment—and redemption.
Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from Small Steps, the follow-up to Holes, in addition to an excerpt from Louis Sachar’s new middle-grade novel, Fuzzy Mud.
"A clever jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --The big apple Times
WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK AWARD
A NEW YORK TIMES publication assessment amazing kid's BOOK
SELECTED for varied top booklet OF THE 12 months AND ALA HONORS