Month: December 2019

Holes by Louis Sachar

Books will be available for pickup at the start of December. 
This book will focus on three key topics including: 

  • Plot overview
  • Character Analysis
  • Important Quotation Analysis

Quote to be Analyzed: 

“If only, if only,” the woodpecker sighs, “The bark on the tree was just a little bit softer.” While the wolf waits below, hungry and lonely, He cries to the moo-oo-oon, “If only, if only.”

Louis Sachar – Holes

 Questions to answer as you read through:

  1. For what crime is Stanley wrongly convicted?
  2. How did X-Ray get his name?
  3. What is Zero’s real name?
  4. Where do Zero and Stanley go after running away from Camp Green Lake?
  5. What does Zero survive on after he runs away from Camp Green Lake?

Additional Questions 

In which state was Louis Sachar born?
Louis Sachar’s first book, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, was based on his experiences as a _.
Who inspired the character of the counselor in There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom?
Which prestigious literary award did Holes win?
Camp Green Lake was inspired by the notoriously hot summers in which state?