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    A Reading Guide to Holes by Louis Sachar

    A Reading Guide to Holes by Louis Sachar

    This revolutionary new reading guide series helps students, parents, and teachers explore all the nuances of today's most beloved novels for middle-graders. This reading companion is designed to enhance book reports and enliven discussions of the book, to support parents who wish to talk about books with their kids, and to help teachers who are looking for background information on these titles. The guides include a very brief plot summary and longer discussions about setting, themes, and characters; a glossary of challenging words form the novel; questions to help the reader think about the story in new and different ways; in-depth biographical information about the author; a personal interview with the novel's author, when possible; activities such as crafts, cooking, and writing and lots more.

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    A Talk With Louis Sachar

    A Talk With Louis Sachar

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Sixth Grade Secrets

Author: Louis Sachar

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Realistic Fiction

Friends and Friendship, School Life

About This Book

Here is a perceptive coming-of-age story about rivalry, trust, betrayal, and blackmail among a precocious group of sixth graders who are vying for popularity.

Laura and her girlfriends create the Pig City Club at her school. But the club is secret, and to ensure that no one spills the beans, the members take out "insurance" and tell Laura one secret about themselves. Anyone who talks about the club will have her secret told to the entire school. But when Laura allows Gabriel, a boy in her class, to join the club, a rival club is formed, and the Pig City girls are embarrassed when their insurance secrets are revealed. A web of betrayal is spun!

Sachar uses his trademark humor to reveal a common social phenomenon in adolescent life, and readers in this stage of their lives may recognize their classmates or themselves in this engaging read.

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