Kidnapped at Birth.. Marvin Redpost has finally figured out why he doesn't look like anyone in his family. He's not really Marvin Redpost—he's Robert, the lost prince of Shampoon.
“Give me a dollar or I’ll spit on you.”
That’s Bradley Chalkers for you.
He can’t see the cards and I don’t know the rules.
The summer after junior year of high school looks bleak for Alton Richards. His girlfriend has dumped him to hook up with his best friend. He has no money and no job.
This winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award features Stanley Yelnats, a kid who 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 Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character" by spending all day, every day, digging holes five feet wide and five feet deep.
SMALL STEPS is a contemporary young adult novel from Louis
Sachar, the New York Times bestselling author of the Newbery
Award–winning smash hit phenomenon book and movie/DVD
sensation Holes, and The Cardturner.
Two years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is home in Austin, Texas, trying to turn his life around.