An only child, Stanley lives with his mother and his father, who is an inventor. Because Green Lake dries up, the citizens of the town all move away and by the time that the land is serving as Camp Green Lake, the only people there are juvenile delinquents.
Elya did not take the pig up the mountain the last day, nor did he carry Madame Zeroni up the mountain. Stanley believes that he has been unjustly accused of stealing the sneakers because of his "no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather.
At the top of the mountain, Stanley sings the lullaby that has been in his family for years.
Sir and, if the Warden Ms. Stanley is a good-natured, kind, middle-school student who is ridiculed by classmates because he is overweight. After becoming disillusioned with the girl he thought he loved, however, Elya hops a boat to America, forgetting his promise to Madame Zeroni. Sam sells onions to eat and to use for medicinal purposes.
Interracial relationships were illegal in the Green Lake community. Stanley knows that the Warden, who happens to be a descendent of Charles and Linda Walker, is interested in this find and he speculates that perhaps Kate Barlow used to live in the area.
Stanley and the other boys at the camp are forced to dig large holes in the dirt every day. Stanley is innocent and can go home. Legend has it that Katherine Barlow, a white woman, fell in love with Sam the Onion Man, a black man. Zero watches him write and reveals to Stanley that he cannot read or write.
Sir, the guard, and is told that his punishment, which is the same for all the boys, is to dig a hole each day that is five feet deep and five feet in circumference. One hundred and ten years before Stanley arrives at Camp Green Lake, the town of Green Lake is a beautiful place where peach trees bloom throughout the spring.
Stanley realizes that they are not digging to build character; they are digging to find something buried in the dried up lakebed. When he arrives at the camp, Stanley meets Mr. Her name refers to the fact that she kisses the men she kills, leaving a lipstick imprint of her lips on their faces.
Each day, the boys arise at 4: Pendanski are waiting for them. Excited because he thinks the sneakers will assist his father, who is trying to invent a use for old sneakers, Stanley runs toward home. From then on, the Yelnats family believed they were cursed with bad luck. At one point Stanley digs up half of a lipstick tube that has the initials KB on it.
Stanley is nicknamed "Caveman" by the other boys and is accepted by them after he finds a gold tube with the inscription "KB," which he gives to X-Ray so that X-Ray can get a day off. Sir also tells Stanley to give any objects that he finds while digging to Mr. The police stop Stanley and he is mistakenly arrested for stealing the sneakers.
Morengo, arrives to say that Stanley has been proven innocent and Stanley and Hector are able to leave the camp with the suitcase. He is already mad that Katherine does not wish to go out with him so when he finds out that she is in love with Sam he gathers the townspeople to burn the schoolhouse and attack Sam.
Stanley tries to stay in the good graces of X-Ray, the obvious leader of the group but this becomes harder as Stanley becomes better friends with a boy named Zero.
While at Camp Green Lake, Stanley has improved his physical strength and his self-confidence in addition to making a true friend. Because he is from a poor family and has never been to camp, he chooses Camp Green Lake. Stanley finds Zero under an old boat with the name "Mary Lou" on the side, eating jarred peaches that he calls "sploosh.Holes - Book Report essaysHoles, written by the excellent author, Louis Sachar, is an adventure and mystery book with a humorous touch.
The story takes place mainly at the hot and humid Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention facility where there is no lake, and no happy campers. In place of what used. Holes Book Summary Bookmark this page Manage My Reading List Sachar writes the humorous plot of Holes in a straightforward manner; however, he.
Holes by Louis Sachar. Home / Literature / Holes / And over the course of the book, we get a glimpse into some different time periods: the story of Stanley Yelnats and his unlikely friendship with another camper named Zero; the story of Stanley's great-great-grandpa who was cursed by Madame Zeroni; and the story of Miss Katherine's.
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The first hole's the worst. I would give this book 9/10 and strongly recommend it for. blog comments powered by Disqus. Stanley Yelnats the 4th is accused of stealing a pair of sneakers donated to charity by a famous athlete, Clyde Livingston.Download