This story is about a boy name Stanley Yelnats. One day he picked up shoes and went back home. The police saw that and they thought Stanley stole those shoes, so he got arrested. He was given two choices. One is he have to go to a jail, and two is going to a desert and dig lot of holes. He chose the second one. He went to a desert and start to dig a lot of holes. His roommate bulls him so he thought why did he chose that. So Stanley and his friend decided to run away from digging holes.