Author: Louis Sachar
# pages: 233
Date published: 1998
Genre: children’s book
Challenge(s): Shelfari LIO, Book Awards Challenge II, New Classics Challenge
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.” Camp Green Lake
What Is It About? Stanley Yelnats is a good boy in the wrong place at the wrong time and gets conviced of a crime that he didn’t commit. The judge sends
- Author’s Website: http://www.louissachar.com/
- Awards: Winner of the 1998 National Book Award for young people's literature and 1999 Newbery Award Winner
- More info on the book including a great Q&A: http://www.louissachar.com/HolesBook.htm
- Disney Pictures adapted the book into a film starring Sigourney Weaver and Jon Voight
- Lousi Sachar’s favorite authors: J.D. Salinger, Kurt Vonnegut, E.L. Doctorow, Margaret Atwood, E.B White, Richard Price and Kazuo Ishiguro.
- It took Sachar about 18 months to write Holes.
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