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The Resource Holes, by Louis Sachar

Holes, by Louis Sachar

Label
Holes
Title
Holes
Statement of responsibility
by Louis Sachar
Creator
Contributor
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 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 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1999
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1998.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076376
Cataloging source
IMF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sachar, Louis
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.S1185
LC item number
Hol 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kerry Beyer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Beyer, Kerry
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Listening Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile deliquency
  • Talking books
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Homeless persons
  • Buried treasure
  • Talking books
  • Homeless persons
  • Friendship
  • Treasure troves
  • Newbery Medal
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Holes, by Louis Sachar
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Complete and unabridged
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audiocassette
Carrier category code
ss
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm41162088
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
3 audiocassettes
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780807281628
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 071009005990
  • 9780807280713
Other physical details
analog, Dolby processed.
Publisher number
YA 994
Special playback characteristics
dolby b encoded
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
System control number
(OCoLC)41162088
Tape configuration
quarter 4 track
Tape width
1/8 in.
Label
Holes, by Louis Sachar
Link
Publication
Note
Complete and unabridged
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audiocassette
Carrier category code
ss
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm41162088
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
3 audiocassettes
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780807281628
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 071009005990
  • 9780807280713
Other physical details
analog, Dolby processed.
Publisher number
YA 994
Special playback characteristics
dolby b encoded
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
System control number
(OCoLC)41162088
Tape configuration
quarter 4 track
Tape width
1/8 in.

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