By Louis Sachar
By Lydia Shepherd
In the story Holes there are many important lessons the author teaches. For example in the story there was a kid named Stanley and he grew up in a family with not so much luck because of his "no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-greatgrandfatherso the say. As you can see Stanley's dad tried to invent new things and he always failed at the things he did, but he never gave up. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys detention center, Camp Green Lake, were the boys had to spend all day and night digging holes to learn there lessons. But really the warden wanted something buried in the dried up lake but now one knew. While Stanley's visit there he met some boys and they all made up nick names for each other and he became good friends with a boy named Zero, thats what people called him and they called Stanley Cave Man. After a few weeks went by Stanley found out that Zero was the one that stole the shoes and thats why Stanley is there in the fist place, because Stanley was at the wrong place at the wrong time. in the end the theme of the story is that friendship, compassion, caring, and doing things for others,being responsible for our actions and reliability.in the story these are some things that are important for friendship. At the end Stanley realized that if you try to do what you want you have a possibility for every thing, and at the end the warden never got her treasure after all and what Stanley got home they realized luck is possible.