Holes starts with a boy name Stanley Yelnats IIII.
Stanley's family had a curse from his great-great grandfather he is referred as "no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather", the curse made Stanley's family have bad luck for all eternity, they had bad luck because his great-great grandfather didn't carry Madame Zeroni up a mountain.
One day Stanley was being occused of stealing Clyde Livingston shoes that where dropped and Stanley's head,he had to be punished and was sent to a camp called Camp Green Lake.In a few months of being at camp he meet a friend that was named Hector Zeroni or Zero.One day Zero ran away from Camp and was gone for days then Stanley knew that he needed to find him.
When Stanley found Zero, they went to go climb a mountain to try to find shelter and water.When they where climbing the mountain Zero fainted and then Stanley started to feel sick. When Stanley was about to faint like Zero he found water and onions on top of the mountain and where revived, and broke Stanley's family curse.
When they were revived,Stanley wanted to go dig one more hole at Camp Green Lake.When they arrived they started to dig,then found a chest that had Stanley Yelnats writin on it then the Warten saw them diging up the chest and wanted to have it.Then Stanley's Lawyer came to tell Stanley that he was innocent and took Stanley,Zero,and the treasure then arrested the Warten and broke the cruse from camp.
Stanley,Stanley's family, and Zero became millionares from what they found inside the chest and lived happily ever after.