Digging for Truth
Dear Mom and Dad,
I am really digging camp. I am making lots of new friends, but by counselor is crazy.
P.S. Included are three wrapped packages to open as you read.
This kid's book box includes: Holes by Louis Sachar, three wrapped packages to open as you read and a free, book specific Spotify playlist.
Genre: Children's Fiction
Age Recommendation: 10-14 years
Box Size: 12.5" x 9.25" x 3.25"
Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes.
It doesn’t take long for Stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption.