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Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on track, but when his old pal X-Ray shows up with a tempting plan to make some easy money scalping concert tickets, Armpit reluctantly goes along.
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"Louis Sachar is magic to the toughest circle of critics: librarians, children's booksellers, teachers - and, most of all, kids."-"USA Today""Sachar's touch is as deft as ever and the book is a page-turner."-"Detroit Free-Press ""Mr. Sachar's gentle but surefire approach nails down challenging issues such as racism, teen romance and drugs."-"Dallas Morning News ""Sachar has a talent for creating realistic relationships between unlikely friends. Although that's a staple device of children's literature, it often works by drawing on cliches. Sachar's characters, though, are never stereotypes, but always vividly alive."-"Los Angeles Times ""His prose is clear and relaxed, and funny in a low-key, observant way."-"New York Times" "Part of what makes Small Steps" "so believable and appealing is that its characters do have insecurities, and they aren't ashamed to let them show."-"BookPage""Sachar is a master storyteller who creates memorable characters."-"School Library Journal""""Cleverly wrought...heartwarming, witty and suspenseful."-"Time Out New York Kids "Praise for Louis Sachar's "Holes": "A dazzling blend of social commentary, tall tale and magic realism."-"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "A brilliant achievement.""-School Library Journal" "A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel."-"The New York Times" "Imaginative plotting and memorable characters make this novel a winner."-"Book Magazine" "From the Hardcover edition."About the Author:
Louis Sachar has published many children's books in the USA and Holes was his first book to be published in the UK. Holes has won major American literary prizes including the Newbery and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature
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