Holes by Louis Sachar
Go to the hyperlinked sites. Read the article or early part
of the story and then be prepared to answer questions.
Home site for the author and the book. Louis responds to character
development and place.
site that stimulates ideas from book events. Check out the wreck room and
news story about child detention and the vicious circle behind the crime
and punishment. Discover the innovation of these two cities.
Decatur news story speaks about a new community based youth detention
center. The community is trying to keep youths near.
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Joe Arpaio are known for
marking the convicted through special clothing.
Cartoon site and these display the homeless. Consider the themes.
Wrongful arrest and guilt are depicted in the story. There are other
stories that may have similar results.