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Post by Mike Turner » Wed Dec 07, 2005 12:32 am

It was a cool book huh!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by Rachel Baudelaire » Thu Dec 08, 2005 5:59 am



I loved Holes. Read it when I was really young, but I still remember it so vividly. Did you watch the movie adaptation made from the novel? It was great *nods*

Holes is awesome *g*
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Post by Prof. Hermione Pena » Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:08 am

Love that book! My sixth grade teacher read it to our class, when whenever I reread it, I still hear her voice when Zero says, "I like to dig holes."

And the movie was great! /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />
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Post by Hazel Kaprano » Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:20 am

I've never seen the movie, but I've read the book and it's really interesting. WHo would've thought of a name that when you spelled it backwards, it still makes sense when you read it. /happy.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="^_^" border="0" alt="happy.gif" /> I loved that book.
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Post by Tyler Wood » Fri Dec 09, 2005 11:18 pm

I love the book. I remember the first time that I read it in 6th grade. I could never figure out that his last name was his first name spelled backwards until my teacher told me.

I've also seen the movie. I personally like the book better than the movie, even though the movie was amazing.

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Post by Tiffany Styles » Sat Dec 10, 2005 12:12 am

The book is great! I first read it in 8th grade. My teacher recommended it, and I needed reading points, so I checked it out. The book is better than the movie, but like Tyler said, the movie is amazing.
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Post by Amanda Patel » Sat Dec 10, 2005 2:46 pm

I absolutely loved Holes! And I still do /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />

I first read it in 8th grade honors English and before that, I saw the book sometimes (only the cover) and I never figured out what the book was. I always thought it was a science fiction book, just by seeing the cover, but when I read it I realized that it was an awesome book.

I've also seen the movie and I thought it followed the book really well.
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Post by Moni Kess » Sat Dec 10, 2005 5:52 pm

Never read the book, I liked the movie a lot. I thought it was really cute. /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />
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Post by Hermione Smith » Sun Dec 11, 2005 5:18 pm

i love holes. i saw the movie first then desided to read the book. the movie unlike most movies that were made from books, it was close to the book.
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Post by Winnifred Seas » Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:57 am

that's sooooooo funny i just got done watching the movie today actually i watched it twice. i think my teacher read it to me in 4th grade but i'm not sure.
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Post by Scarlett Gabryella » Wed Aug 09, 2006 12:42 pm

This is one of the best books ever.
I love the movie aswel!
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Post by Camille Ritter » Wed Aug 09, 2006 8:39 pm

HOLES was a great book. I absolutely hated it when it was read to me in 5th grade. Everyone thought I was insane. But I just can't listen when people read me things. I have to read them to myself.
So I gave it another chance and loved it. Much better than the movie.
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Post by Ayahzy Nahki » Thu Aug 10, 2006 7:41 pm

My fourth grade teacher read the first couple of chapters then stopped. By that time I was hooked! I checked it out from the library and finished it within the next two hours (I am accused of reading under the desk during school)
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Post by Alice Averi » Thu Aug 10, 2006 10:15 pm

I read it twice and I own the movie, I liked them both a lot. I loved how the story was so complex and it had all these twists and turns. You really had to pay attention to understand how things were connected but it was very well written and well deserving of its honors.
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Post by Ashley Denver » Sun Aug 13, 2006 11:50 pm

I had to do a project on it in the tenth grade, it was really interesting even though it was for younger readers. I've watched the movie as well and liked it.
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Post by Sycyla Rose » Fri Dec 29, 2006 1:25 am

When I read it on my own it was great but when we had to fo an english litriture essay on it well it lost all the fun, school does that to things.
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Post by Olivia Charm » Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:12 am

It is a great book, but i must warn you all-
don't read "Small steps"!!!
it's horrible... nothing like the first book.
it's hard to think that louis sachar wrote it.
really, really lame.
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Post by Rori Smith » Sun Jan 07, 2007 3:06 pm

i remember my 3rd grade teacher reading that book to the class. she didn't think they'd get it (I recomended she read it to us), and i admit, most didn't, but many years later when the movie came out all the students came back to her, thanking her for reading them the book.... now isn't that funny.
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Post by Prof. Audiaa Martin » Sun Jan 07, 2007 5:03 pm

I got Holes from the library and read the whole thing in one sitting. I was really drawn into the story because there are some really bizarre things that you just must believe like that there is a detention center where children have to dig holes every day for apparently no other reason than to build character. And I liked how in the end everything came to make logical sense...sort of /wink.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=";)" border="0" alt="wink.gif" />
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