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After being sent unjustly to a boys' detention center, Stanley is forced by the warden to dig holes everyday. While the warden claims it's to build character, it doesn't take Stanley long to realize there's more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. Stanley decides he needs to dig up the truth about what the warden is looking for.

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This 1999 Newbery Medal and National Book Award winner is "a dazzling blend of social commentary, tall tale, and magic realism" ("Publishers Weekly"). Stanley is sent to a boys' detention center and forced to dig holes. He realizes that boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. Stanley tries to dig up the truth. Teacher Night tour.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780613236690
Author:
Sachar, Louis
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Buried treasure
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Homeless persons
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Turtleback Scho
Series:
Yearling Books
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
233
Dimensions:
7.86x5.06x.82 in. .58 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , This 1999 Newbery Medal and National Book Award winner is "a dazzling blend of social commentary, tall tale, and magic realism" ("Publishers Weekly"). Stanley is sent to a boys' detention center and forced to dig holes. He realizes that boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. Stanley tries to dig up the truth. Teacher Night tour.
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