What kind of story is holes?

Who tells the story in holes?

What kind of story is holes?

Holes is a 1998 young adult novel written by Louis Sachar and first published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux….Holes (novel)

Author Louis Sachar
Genre Adventure
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux (US) Bloomsbury Publishing (UK) Ediciones SM (Spain)
Publication date August 20, 1998
ISBN 978-0-786-22186-8

Who tells the story in holes?

Holes is told from the third person perspective of an omniscient narrator. The narrator tells the story during present time, allowing one to see Stanley’s thoughts. Other than presenting flashbacks of the mid and late 19 century, dispersed throughout the story, the narrator focuses in on Stanley.

Is holes a good story?

Written in 1998, it won the Newbery Medal (and several other prizes), gained enthusiastic and wide-spread acclaim, and has been made into a major motion picture (77% on Rotten Tomatoes). Holes has also been done to death in schools. It makes for an ideal novel study and teachers love using it.

Why is holes realistic fiction?

Holes is filled with magical realism as we see fantastic things happen in an otherwise normal and realistic setting. Amazing things transpire at Camp Green Lake, a facility for juvenile delinquents; and on God’s Thumb, a mountain where water flows uphill; and in Stanley’s life that are considered completely normal.

Is the book Holes a mystery?

No, Holes features a series of mysterious events but is not technically a “mystery book” in the most traditional sense.

What does Mr Pendanski look like?

Mr. Pendanski is the Tent D counselor. He’s relatively young and wears a buzz cut, but he also has a thick curly beard. The Tent D boys refer to him as “Mom,” which he allows.

Is Holes appropriate for 12 year olds?

While I am sure many kids would enjoy it, I would most recommend it for boys between the ages of 9 and 12. It has a bit of violence, but nothing gruesome or scary. If your child enjoys Gordon Korman novels, Harry Potter or the Hardy Boys, he or she will enjoy Holes!

Is Holes a 4th grade book?

This Newbery winner is often a hit with fourth and fifth grade readers who are ready for something that’s intellectually a little bit challenging, as well as a fair bit darker than most novels for their grade level.

Did the book Holes win any awards?

John Newbery Medal
National Book Award for Young People’s LiteratureDorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award

What does the warden look like in the book holes?

The Warden is a tall woman with freckles and red hair. She wears black turquoise-studded boots (similar to the ones worn by Kissin’ Kate Barlow years earlier). She is a descendant of Trout Walker and his wife Linda Miller. The Warden is a mysterious woman.