The Resource Holes, Louis Sachar

Holes, Louis Sachar

Label
Holes
Title
Holes
Statement of responsibility
Louis Sachar
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, 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
Summary
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, 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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2001.
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, 1999.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 2001.
  • Colorado Blue Spruce YA Book Award, 2000.
  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota) for Juvenile Fiction, 2000.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Fiction, 2001.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Middle/Jr. High, 2001.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 2001.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2001.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2001.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2000.
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 2001.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2001.
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 1998.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 2001.
  • Newbery Medal, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 1998
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 6-8, 2000.
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2001.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2002.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Children’s Books, 2001.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Young Adult Books, 2001.
  • Soaring Eagle Book Award (Wyoming), 2003.
  • Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (Florida), 2003.
  • Surrey Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 2001.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) for Sixth-Eighth Grade, 2001.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2001.
  • West Australian Young Readers's Book Award (WAYRBA), Older Readers, 2001.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1999
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1999
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1998.
Awards note
  • National Book Award, 1998.
  • Newbery Medal, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076376
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sachar, Louis
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Grades 5-8
LC call number
PZ
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Homeless persons
  • Friendship
  • Treasure troves
  • Juvenile detention
  • Teenage boys
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Holes, Louis Sachar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"20 Years in Print" -- Front cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
New edition.
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9780374312640
Lccn
bl2018133974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Holes, Louis Sachar
Publication
Copyright
Note
"20 Years in Print" -- Front cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
New edition.
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9780374312640
Lccn
bl2018133974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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