This article's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. October Present day[ edit ] Stanley Yelnats IV is a year-old boy from a hard-working but poor family that is allegedly affected by a curse of bad luck, which they blame on Stanley's "no-good-dirty-rotten pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather". Stanley is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile corrections facility which is ironically located in the middle of a sterile desert.
There once was a very large lake here, the largest lake in Texas. That was over a hundred years ago. Now it is just a dry, flat wasteland. There used to be a town of Green Lake as well.
The town shriveled and dried up along with the lake, and the people who lived there. During the summer the daytime temperature hovers around ninety-five degrees in the shade— if you can find any shade. There's not much shade in a big dry lake.
The only trees are two old oaks on the eastern edge of the "lake.
The campers are forbidden to lie in the hammock. It belongs to the Warden. The Warden owns the shade. Out on the lake, rattlesnakes and scorpions find shade under rocks and in the holes dug by the campers.
Here's a good rule to remember about rattlesnakes and scorpions: If you don't bother them, they won't bother you. Being bitten by a scorpion or even a rattlesnake is not the worst thing that can happen to you.
Sometimes a camper will try to be bitten by a scorpion, or even a small rattlesnake. Then he will get to spend a day or two recovering in his tent, instead of having to dig a hole out on the lake But you don't want to be bitten by a yellow-spotted lizard.
That's the worst thing that can happen to you.
You will die a slow and painful death. If you get bitten by a yellow-spotted lizard, you might as well go into the shade of the oak trees and lie in the hammock. There is nothing anyone can do to you anymore. Why would anyone go to Camp Green Lake? Most campers weren't given a choice. Camp Green Lake is a camp for bad boys.Holes is a young adult mystery comedy novel written by Louis Sachar and first published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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