The Hole Book Summary and Study Guide

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A group of kids hide out in school instead of going on their field trip to the mountains as a practical joke. Unfortunately the joke is on them. Their person on the outside has locked them into "The Hole" with no hope of escape. No one knows they are there, they have no contact whatsoever with the outside world, and they are out of food and water. How can they survive? Will they survive? Will they ever be found?
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The review of this Book prepared by Christina

Kids locked up get stir crazy.
The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school Wild kid(s)?    -   acting savage/like animals

Main Character

Gender    -   Male    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Water?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   rape/molest Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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