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Holes (Library Binding, Turtleback School & Library ed.)

By Sachar, Louis

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After being sent unjustly to a boys' detention center, Stanley is forced by the warden to dig holes everyday. While the warden claims it's to build character, it doesn't take Stanley long to realize there's more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. Stanley deci... read full description below.

ISBN 9780613236690
Barcode 9780613236690
Published 9 May 2000 by Turtleback Books
Format Library Binding, Turtleback School & Library ed.
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ISBN-13 9780613236690
ISBN-10 0613236696
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Turtleback Books
Imprint Turtleback Books
Publication Date 9 May 2000
Publication Country United States United States
Format Library Binding, Turtleback School & Library ed.
Edition Turtleback School & Library ed.
Author(s) By Sachar, Louis
Series Yearling Books (Hardcover)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Adventure Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 233
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 263g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Homeless persons, Friendship, Treasure troves, Buried treasure, Juvenile delinquency
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 482350

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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 looking for something. Stanley tries to dig up the truth. Teacher Night tour.

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