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Sachar, Louis, 1954-

Holes / Louis Sachar. - New York ; Scholastic Inc., c1998 New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. - 233 p.

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.

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Juvenile delinquency--Fiction.
Homeless persons--Fiction.
Buried treasure--Fiction.