One of his top ten zeros-to-heros in stories for children and young adults, as shared at the Guardian:
Stanley Yelnats in Holes By Louis SacharRead about another entry on the list.
Another magnificent Stanley. Has there even been a more perfect book than 'Holes'?
How can a book about digging holes in the desert become the most breathtaking example of storytelling at its best?
Stanley is at the heart of it. The biggest loser in a long line of Yelnats losers, but with a heart the size of a lion.
The kid is a legend. So much so, we named our son after him.
Holes is among Leah Hyslop's six best beverages in books and Sarah Moore Fitzgerald's top ten books featuring grandparents.