Book Basics

Title:

Holes

Author:

Louis Sachar

Published:

August 20th, 1998

Genres:

Fiction, Children's Literature, Satire, Young Adult Literature, Adventure Fiction

Synopsis

Holes is a 1998 young adults novel written by Louis Sachar and first published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It won the 1999 U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature and the 1999 Newbery Medal for the year's "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children". Originally, the book was to be called Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Wrong Kid. It was adapted into a film by Walt Disney Pictures and released in 2003.

Characters

Stanley Yelnats, Madame Zeroni, Hector Zeroni, Elya Yelnats, Rex Washburn

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