At the beginning of Holes,Stanley is arrested because he stole shoes that were from baseball player named Clyde Livingston and was sent to Camp Green Lake and Stanley believes he got arrested because of hi bad luck that his great-great grandfather got from Madame Zeroni,also Camp Green lake is just a desert with dangerous animals.
During the rising action,Stanley steels gold tube and witch is Kate Barlow. Then Stanley gives the golden tube to X-ray.He thinks about making a deal with warden by telling her where he actually found the golden tube but,he thinks that X-ray will get mad.Stanley and Zero head towards "Big thumb". Zero keeps having stomach cramps and asks Stanley to give him words to spell and distract him.
As Stanley and Zero are climbing the mountain, Stanley carries Zero up the mountain ,Stanley notices that they are weeds and bugs so that means that there is water.That night,the boys slip into a small muddy gully where Stanley finds water and onions.
During the falling action Stanley and Zero decides to go back to camp.So then when they got back they decide to dig a hole just as Stanley finds a suitcase the warden catches them.And then Stanley refuses to leave without Hector.
Stanley and Hector each received almost a million dollars from these finds. Stanley buys his family a house and Hector hires a private investigator to find his mother. Ms. Walker, was forced to sell her family's land. The camp will soon be a Girl Scout camp. Stanley buys his family a house and Hector hires a private investigator to find his mother.
Stanley and Hector watch a commercial in which Clyde Livingston advertises sploosh, Stanley's father's cure for foot odor. Clyde Livingston is at Stanley's house in person, watching the commercial as well.