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Characters in Holes
English, ELA, Reading For "Holes" by Louis Sachar Possible spoiler alert : although, char. and obj. descriptions are written as to not spoil ending.
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Stanley Yelnats IV
This overweight character finds a pair of fancy tennis shoes and is accused of stealing them from a famous baseball player who had donated them to a charity auction.
This character is a math teacher at a middle school and uses a fat child and a skinny child to demonstrate a 1:3 ratio in class.
Stanley Yelnats III
This character is a well-meaning inventor who "never has any luck," and struggles to support his family with his bumbling explorations into "tennis-shoe recycling."
Stanley Yelnats I
This character made a fortune in the stock market, but the fortune was stolen on his way West when it was taken from the stagecoach by the bandit.
Kissing Kate Barlow
This character is a bandit known for kissing her victims.
This character is an adult chaperone at Camp Green Lake and has a tattoo of a rattlesnake on his arm.
This character has a thick black beard and a balding head, and is not as nice as he tries to make the boys at camp think he is.
Squid / Alan
This character is a white kid in Work Group D who asks one of the other kids at camp to contact his mother to tell her he is sorry.
X-ray / Rex
This character in Work Group D wears thick glasses, often covered with dirt, and is the one who makes decisions.
This character took off a shoe and a sock to purposely step on a rattlesnake.
Magnet / Jose
This character in Work Group D got his nickname because he has sticky fingers and steals objects like a bag of sunflower seeds.
Theodore / Armpit
This character is one of the biggest boys in Work Group D; he is always willing to do whatever the lead boy says.
Zigzag / Ricky
This character is another fellow member of Work Group D who has frizzy, wild blond hair and a huge head sitting on a long skinny neck.
Zero / Hector
This character in Work Group D always finishes digging his hole first. This character can't read because he never got to go to school.
Clyde Sweet Feet
This character is a famous baseball player who donates a pair of beautiful tennis shoes to an auction to raise money for poor children.
This character is a school bully, despite his small size, and steels a notebook and threw it into the toilet.
This character is responsible for the curse on the family because he did not fulfill a promise.
This character is a beautiful but empty-headed young woman in Latvia, with a father who plans to choose a suitor for This character based on which suitor has the best pig.
This character is a 57-year-old pig farmer with fat cheeks who is raising a pig in order to win the right to marry a young girl.
This character is elderly and has lost her left foot which confines her to a wheelchair.
This strong, hard-working, practical character is smart and can do chores like milking and plowing.
This big, tough guy, character is warned not to mess with another person in the camp who is considered "one tough dude."
This is the nickname given to one of the characters after he digs his first hole but finds he is trapped there because he doesn't have the strength to pull himself out.
This character is a tall, red-haired, freckle-faced woman who paints her fingernails with dark red nail polish made from rattlesnake venom.
Katherine Barlow / Kissing Kate Barlow
This character - the only school teacher in the Camp Green Lake of 110 years ago when it was a large, beautiful town - became an outlaw after the person she loved was murdered.
Trout (Charles) Walker
This character was given a nickname that represented his smelly feet from a foot fungus.
This character was the doctor of the Camp Green Lake of the 1800's. This character used an onion ointment on his bald head.
Sam, the Onion Man
This character was a black man who raised onions to make in to all kinds of medicines. He was killed for kissing a white woman whom He loves.
This character was a donkey reported to be fifty-years-old and to have survived that long in good health because she only ate onions.
This character from the Camp Green Lake of 110 years ago saw two characters kissing and then said, "God will punish you!"
The law officer of the old-time, thriving Camp Green Lake, this character drank whiskey.
This young red-headed student in old Green Lake and is responsible for the death of a bandit.
This character was sent to Camp Green Lake for auto theft and is sent to Group D at Camp Green Lake to replace a character that ran away.
This character was the woman from the old Camp Green Lake who ran out in her nightclothes to tell people a medicine cured her daughter who was sick from eating bad meat.
This character is an attorney who comes to release a character from camp.
Attorney General - This tall character goes to camp to provide the necessary paperwork and authorization to release one of the boys.
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