Holes Characters

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Stanley Yelnats IV

Stanley Yelnats is the fourth of a long line of men named Stanley Yelnats, a name that is spelled the same backwards as it is forward. Stanley is an overweight, middle-school boy from a poor but loving family, who is teased and ridiculed by his classmates. As Stanley walks under an underpass, a pair of fancy tennis shoes drops down on him, and since Stanley knows this pair of shoes would be helpful to his dad, he takes them home, only to be accused of stealing them from a famous baseball player who had donated them to a charity auction. Stanley, innocent but without means to defend himself, takes the Court-appointed punishment of going to Camp Green Lake. Stanley's life at the camp and the relationships with the other boys, results in a stronger body, and, for the first time in his life, a true friendship...

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