Holes

📒Holes ✍ Louis Sachar

✏Book Title : Holes
✏Author : Louis Sachar
✏Publisher : Yearling
✏Release Date : 2011-06-01
✏Pages : 272
✏ISBN : 0307798364
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Holes Book Summary : Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look. Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes. It doesn’t take long for Stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption. Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from Small Steps, the follow-up to Holes, as well as an excerpt from Louis Sachar’s new middle-grade novel, Fuzzy Mud. "A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --The New York Times WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK AWARD A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK SELECTED FOR NUMEROUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND ALA HONORS From the Paperback edition.

✏Book Title : A Cross Curricular Guide to Holes
✏Author : Janet Buckley
✏Publisher : Trafford Publishing
✏Release Date : 2003
✏Pages : 52
✏ISBN : 9781412006606
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A Cross Curricular Guide to Holes Book Summary : This pick-up-and-go guide is the perfect cross-curricular companion to reading Lewis Sachar's book, Holes, with your students. Classroom-tested, and carefully connected to the storyline, the guide builds on student enthusiasm for Holes, by presenting multi-level, thought-provoking, hands-on, and fun lessons for students from third to seventh grade.

📒Holes ✍ BookCaps Study Guides Staff

✏Book Title : Holes
✏Author : BookCaps Study Guides Staff
✏Publisher : BookCaps Study Guides
✏Release Date : 2012
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : 9781621071648
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Holes Book Summary : The perfect companion to Louis Sachar’s "Holes," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

📒Holes ✍ Richard J. Lynch

✏Book Title : Holes
✏Author : Richard J. Lynch
✏Publisher : Saddleback Educational Publ
✏Release Date : 2006-08-01
✏Pages : 42
✏ISBN : 9781599051109
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Holes Book Summary : Reproducible Reading Study Guides that give students the background and support they need to understand and enjoy literature. With these reading guides, your students will practice reading comprehension skills, sharpen their vocabulary and learn to identify literary elements.

✏Book Title : Holes in the Hills Hardcover
✏Author : Joseph Bogo
✏Publisher : Lulu.com
✏Release Date : 2008-06
✏Pages : 336
✏ISBN : 9781435728462
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Holes in the Hills Hardcover Book Summary : How might we react if the spirit of a coal miner killed in a tragic labor incident in 1922 were to confront us? In fact, Joe Bailey is confronted by such a spirit. And, what if you or I were that miner, unable to find peace after all this time? Then, both cosmic and human forces, in fine alignment with Joe as their trip-wire, could be our only hope for closure and for peace. Nick Shebellko was cut down in the prime of his life during the vividly described battle at the Cliftonville mine. But eight decades later Joe, an outdoorsman and real estate agent, meets and befriends Nick s spirit. He and teacher friend Jessie Randall fight to bring peace to Nick s spirit, and to eight other deceased miners, while restoring their own tattered reputations. In the process they not only learn about, but experience 1920 s coal mining camp life, its heartaches and its customs. Set in the locale of the world-famous Meadowcroft archaeological dig, this story is both timely and timeless. Hardcover edition.

📒Structural Holes ✍ Ronald S. Burt

✏Book Title : Structural Holes
✏Author : Ronald S. Burt
✏Publisher : Harvard University Press
✏Release Date : 2009-06-30
✏Pages : 324
✏ISBN : 9780674029095
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Modern Arabic ✍ Clive Holes

✏Book Title : Modern Arabic
✏Author : Clive Holes
✏Publisher : Georgetown University Press
✏Release Date : 2004
✏Pages : 419
✏ISBN : 1589010221
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Modern Arabic Book Summary : The revised and updated edition of Modern Arabic takes this authoritative, concise linguistic description of the structure and use of modern Arabic to an invaluable new level. Clive Holes traces the development of the Arabic language from Classical Arabic, the written language used in the 7th century for the Qur'an and poetry, through the increasingly symbiotic use of Modern Standard Arabic or MSA (the language of writing and formal speech) and dialectal Arabic (the language of normal conversation). He shows how Arabic has been shaped over the centuries by migration, urbanization, and education--giving us "a balanced, dispassionate, and accurate picture of the structures, functions, and varieties of the contemporary Arabic language." Holes explains the structural characteristics--phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and lexical and stylistic developments--that the majority of the dialects share, as distinguished from Modern Standard Arabic. He also shows how native speakers use both types of Arabic for different purposes, with MSA being the language of power and control as used on television and in political speeches, and the dialects serving as the language of intimacy and domesticity. He further shows how MSA and spoken dialects are not as compartmentalized as one might be led to believe. Modern Arabic illustrates the use of the Arabic language in real life, whether in conversation, news bulletins and newspaper articles, serious literature, or song. This new edition takes into account research published in several areas of Arabic linguistics since the first edition was published in 1995. It includes more extensive comment on the North African Arabic vocabulary of Modern Standard Arabic, more information about "mixed" varieties of written Arabic that are not in MSA (especially in Egypt), updated references, explanations, and many new examples. All Arabic is transcribed, except for an appendix presenting the Arabic alphabet and script. Students of the Arabic language will find Modern Arabic without peer--as will those general linguists who are interested in discovering how Arabic compares structurally and sociolinguistically with European languages.

📒Black Holes ✍ Jean-Pierre Luminet

✏Book Title : Black Holes
✏Author : Jean-Pierre Luminet
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 1992-08-28
✏Pages : 312
✏ISBN : 0521409063
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Black Holes Book Summary : Offers an accessible introduction to black holes requiring no mathematical background.

📒Holes ✍ Teresa Milbrodt

✏Book Title : Holes
✏Author : Teresa Milbrodt
✏Publisher : ChiZine Publications
✏Release Date : 2013-05-07
✏Pages : 25
✏ISBN : 9781771481250
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Holes Book Summary : After her parents’ trailer blows up and her father goes crazy, an eighteen-year-old girl decides to follow the path of her sideshow-performer grandfather. She gets holes made in her hands, and becomes a traveling human fountain. From Teresa Milbrodt’s Bearded Women: Stories, this tale is one in a “phenomenal collection” (Asimov’s Science Fiction) of short fiction about the so-called “freaks” trying negotiate a world that is quicker to stare than sympathize. ChiZine Publications (CZP) curates the best of the bizarre, bringing you the most excitingly weird, subtle, dark, and disturbing literary fiction. Look for more titles in the ChiZine short stories collection to build your digital library.

📒Black Holes ✍ Derek J. Raine

✏Book Title : Black Holes
✏Author : Derek J. Raine
✏Publisher : Imperial College Press
✏Release Date : 2010
✏Pages : 198
✏ISBN : 9781848163829
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Black Holes Book Summary : This introduction to the fascinating subject of black holes fills a significant gap in the literature which exists between popular, non-mathematical expositions and advanced textbooks at the research level. It is designed for advanced undergraduates and first year postgraduates as a useful stepping-stone to the advanced literature. The book provides an accessible introduction to the exact solutions of Einstein's vacuum field equations describing spherical and axisymmetric (rotating) black holes. The geometry and physical properties of these spacetimes are explored through the motion of particles and light. The use of different coordinate systems, maximal extensions and Penrose diagrams is explained. The association of the surface area of a black hole with its entropy is discussed and it is shown that with the introduction of quantum mechanics black holes cease to be black and can radiate. This result allows black holes to satisfy the laws of thermodynamics and thus be consistent with the rest of physics. In this new edition the problems in each chapter have been revised and solutions are provided. The text has been expanded to include new material on wormholes and clarify various other issues.