Secrets hide in the shadows of Camp Green Lake, a correctional facility for "bad boys." Holes unravels mysteries of past and future through a realistic tale of adventure and suspense. Winner of the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and The New York Times Oustanding Book of the Year awards. A one-of-a-kind guide to running literature circles that work! Includes questions and writing prompts that motivate students to think and respond thoughtfully. As students dive into lively discussions, they learn to identify themes, analyze vocabulary, recognize the author's craft, and respond meaningfully to the text - all of which meet state and national Language Arts standards!