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Author: Louis Sachar
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Young adult works
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Binding)
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sachar, Louis, 1954-
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Sachar
ISBN: 0374332657 9780374332655 9780780799608 0780799607 9780440414803 0440414806 0439128455 9780439128452 0613236696 9780613236690 0439244196 9780439244190 044022859X 9780440228592 9780440419464 0440419468 9780758701923 0758701926 9780747546481 0747546487 9780747548478 0747548471
OCLC Number: 38002572
Notes: "Frances Foster books."
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1999
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999.
National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 1998
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 660L
Description: 233 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Louis Sachar.
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Stanley Yelnat's family has a history of bad luck going back generations, so he is not too surprised when a miscarriage of justice sends him to Camp Green Lake Juvenile Detention Centre. Nor is he  Read more...


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