I read this book when I was in fifth grade. Its very interesting and it had a lot of suspense. This book is about a boy who is from a poor family and his name is Stanley Yelnats. All of the members in his family have their name that is same from the backward and front word. His dad was working on a experiment and when ever his dad didn't get it right, then they would blame their no good dirty rotten pig stealing great great grand father. This women put a curse on him, because he did not take the pigs from the farm and carry them up to the mountain. However, he failed and she put this curse that anyone in your family will face problems. At the end, he goes to Camp Green Lake and gets punished, because he got caught stealing this famous baseball shoes. Their isn't any lake, but it is a camp for bad boys that need to dig, so they turn into good boys.