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The book Holes is about kids that do bad things and they get send to a detention center Camp Green Lake Camp Green Lake was once a very large lake the largest lake in Texas That was over a hundred years ago Now its just a flat dry land During the summer the temperature hovers around ninety-five degreesStanley Yelnats was sent to Camp Green Lake when he stole shoes Everyone in Stanleys family blamed it on his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig- stealing- great- great-grandfather when every something went wrongSupposedly Stanley had a great-great-grandfather who stole a pig from a one-legged gypsy and she put a curse on him and the rest of his familyStanleys was not the first Stanley Yelnats in his family he was the fourth All of them had something else in common Besides theyre very bad luck but they always reminded hopeful The first Stanley Yelnats Stanleys great grandfather had made a fortune in the stock market He lost his entire fortune when he was moving from New York to California His stagecoach was robbed by Kissin Kate Barlow KissinKate Barlow didnt actually kiss Stanleys great- grandfather She only kissed the men she killedStanley reached Camp Green Lake They told him to dig one hole each day Each hole must be five feet deep and five feet wide He started digging his holes the next day While Stanley was digging he found a gold tube with the letters KB with a heart around it on the gold tube One day at camp some kid named Zero ran away and Stanley decided to go find him He found Zero in a hole a while away from camp Stanley decied to tell Zero a story that his great- grandfather told him It was about Sam the Onion Man and how he and Mrs Katherine Barlow became close Mrs Katherine Barlow decided to go to Sam because his onions cured everything and she had a broken heart Sam
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