The Resource Holes, Louis Sachar

Holes, Louis Sachar

Label
Holes
Title
Holes
Statement of responsibility
Louis Sachar
Creator
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
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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 Best Books for Young Adults, 1999
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1998.
Awards note
  • National Book Award winner for Young People's Literature in 1998.
  • 1999 Newbery winner.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076376
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sachar, Louis
Index
no index present
Intended audience
660L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
4.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newbery Medal
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Homeless persons
  • Friendship
  • Treasure troves
  • Reading (Middle school)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Holes, Louis Sachar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes "Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake" and excerpts from "Small Steps" and "Fuzzy Mud."
  • Published also by Laurel-Leaf Books
  • Included in Oprah's Book Club Kids Reading List
  • 2003 printing includes 8 pages of color pictures from Walt Disney productions
  • Various printings
  • "1999 Newbery winner."
  • "20th Anniversary Edition"--Cover
  • "National book award winner."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Yearling Edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9781404625983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
071009006508
Other physical details
illustrations, illustrations on endpapers
Label
Holes, Louis Sachar
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes "Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake" and excerpts from "Small Steps" and "Fuzzy Mud."
  • Published also by Laurel-Leaf Books
  • Included in Oprah's Book Club Kids Reading List
  • 2003 printing includes 8 pages of color pictures from Walt Disney productions
  • Various printings
  • "1999 Newbery winner."
  • "20th Anniversary Edition"--Cover
  • "National book award winner."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Yearling Edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9781404625983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
071009006508
Other physical details
illustrations, illustrations on endpapers

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