“Holes” By Louis Sachar
Directions • The following activity will help you to learn about the book Holes. • Click on the picture links whenever available to go to informational links. • Click the button to go back a slide. • Click the button to go forward a slide. • Click the button to return home.
Who Is the Author? • Louis Sachar was born in East Meadow, NY in 1954. • Sachar met his wife at a school in Texas when he was part of an author visit. • Sachar starting writing in college.
Who is the Author? (Continued) • His first book written was Sideways Stories From Wayside School. • He has also written The Boy Who Lost His Face, and There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom. • Click on the link below to learn more about Louis Sachar. Books: Louis Sachar's Success Story
Holes Prelude • Holes was Written in 1999. • Won the Newberry award for oustanding writing. • It was made into a movie by Disney in 2003. • Click on the digger for info on the movie.
Characters • How many different characters are in the story? Click on the friends picture to readabout all the characters of the story.
Summary • What is the story about? Click on the lake picture to read a summary of Holes.
Themes • What are some of the different themes displayed in Holes? Click on the shovel to read about the thematic units of Holes.
Afterwards • In 2003 Louis Sachar published a follow-up book to Holes entitled Stanley Yelnats’ Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake.