Holes by Louis Sachar won both the 1999 Newbery Award and the National Book Award. The book is funny, exciting, and sometimes troubling. Our web site, The Hole Truth, explores this outstanding book through questions, activities, and games.
On this page, we've divided the book into 6 sections. When you have finished reading a section of the book, click on a link below to test your comprehension.
Here is a picture of Rebecca starting a 5 foot diameter hole. She didn't finish it. It is actually DANGEROUS to dig holes 5 feet deep because of the possibility of cave-ins. Kids -- don't try this at home!!!