Winner of 17 Children's Choice Awards nationwide, here is Louis Sachar'smost beloved vel. A humorous and immensely appealing story...Readers arelikely to come away with the sense that they've been rooting for themselvestoo -- Kirkus. An IRA/CBC Children's Choice
Newbery Award winner Louis Sachar is the author of Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, The Boy Who Lost His Face, and the Marvin Redpost books. Louis Sachar's book Holes, winner of the 1999 Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, is also an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Quick Pick, and an ALA Notable Book, and was made into a major motion picture.