Hoyos = Holes by Louis Sachar
(El Barco de Vapor) (Spanish Edition)

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As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself. As further evidence of his family's bad fortune, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.
 

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Louis Sachar, March 20, 1954 - Louis Sachar was born March 20, 1954, in East Meadow, New York. At the age of nine, his family moved to Tustin, California. Sachar attended the University of California, at Berkeley. During his senior year there, he helped out at Hillside Elementary School. It was his experience there that led to his first book, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, written in 1976. After college, he worked for a while in a sweater warehouse in Norwalk, Connecticut, and wrote at night. Then he went to law school, and his first book, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, was accepted for publication during his first week of school. After graduating from Berkeley, Sachar attended Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, graduating in 1980. He worked part-time as a lawyer for eight years as I continued to write children's books, becoming a full-time writer in 1989 Sideways Stories from Wayside School was named a 1979 Children's Choice Book by a joint committee of the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council. He has also won state awards which were voted upon by children. Sachar is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the Authors Guild
 
Published August 1, 2001 by Distribooks. 74 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Education & Reference.

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Gr 5-9-First published in English in 1998 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Sachar's novel about delinquent boys at a bizarre prison camp has been translated into at least 16 languages and has received s

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Gr 5-9-First published in English in 1998 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Sachar's novel about delinquent boys at a bizarre prison camp has been translated into at least 16 languages and has received several major awards including the Newbery.

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