"It was a boat— or part of a boat anyway. It struck him as funny to see a boat in the middle of this dry and barren wasteland. But after all, he realized, this was once a lake." (Page number: 67)
"What is it?"
"I think I might have found the treasure chest,"
"Stanley dragged Zero closer to the hole. He dug, then scooped some more water and let it pour out of his hands into Zero's mouth."(page number: 76)
Stanley and Zero are back and they found something!
"We need to go this way," Zero said, first drawing a line on the map and then heading that way himself.Stanley followed. It didn't feel right to him, but Zero seemed sure."(Page number: 87)
"It was so dark, he couldn't even see the end of his shovel. For all he knew he could be digging up gold and diamonds instead of dirt. He brought each shovelful close to his face, to try to see if anything was there, before dumping it out of the hole."(Page number: 88)
"A wave of terror rushed over him when he saw the compound— the tents, the Wreck Room, the Warden's cabin under the two oak trees."(Page number: 89)
"Thank you," said the Warden. "You boys have been a big help."-"The suitcase was on his lap.Mr. Pendanski was holding the flashlight. Mr. Sir stood next to him with his gun drawn and pointed in the same direction."(Page number: 90)