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Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 19:00
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by Louis Sachar, and published by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Sachar's "Holes" tells the story of Stanley Yelnats. The heir to his family's curse of bad luck, Stanley is convicted of a crime he didn't commit. He serves his sentence at Camp Green Lake, a dry, flat wasteland where the warden assigns each inmate the task of digging one deep hole every day. Hole by hole, Stanley and his friend Zero dig their destiny.

Committee Chair Virginia McKee said "Holes" is "masterfully unified in character, setting and theme. As timeless as folklore and as outrageously funny as a tall tale, "Holes" ultimately charts the heroic journey of two very real boys."

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