Snake Holes

Snake Holes Sarah Jane Alexander wants than anything else to have everyone see past her dress with the torn sleeve You won t believe what happens to her and how she becomes the hero of the day

  • Title: Snake Holes
  • Author: Becky Villareal
  • ISBN: 9781311041326
  • Page: 263
  • Format: ebook
  • Sarah Jane Alexander wants than anything else to have everyone see past her dress with the torn sleeve You won t believe what happens to her and how she becomes the hero of the day

    One thought on “Snake Holes”

    1. A sweet short story told in a delightfully convincing voice, Snake Holes shows that popularity isn’t everything, friendship’s not unachievable, and consequences can be thoroughly surprising. The lonely narrator of this tale wanders away, finds a secret, reluctantly shares and saves the school, maybe. But the truth of the story is in its enterprising actions, honest characters, and quietly perfect ending. The world isn’t full of right and wrong answers, clever and foolish students, or rejec [...]

    2. I was gifted this book in exchange for an honest review. I really loved the whole premise of this book. We have a young lady who is watching the "diva" of her class get all the attention and praise. She stumbles on these holes in the ground, "snake holes" that her grandfather taught her all about. She does the right thing to protect the rest of her class and gets praise throughout the school, drawing the attention to her. The irony is that what has brought her attention, is not even a real snake [...]

    3. This short story perfectly captures the protagonist's spirited voice, and makes a wonderful quick read to share with a child (or for a young reader to explore on their own). With an ear for how children speak and think, the author explores the world of recesses and playgrounds as seen through a kid's eyes. The twist at the end was a pleasant surprise and brought the story to a flawless conclusion.

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