Events leading to the Curse in Holes

Timeline created by bethanygriffin
  • Elya Yelnats asks for Myra's hand in marriage

    Elya Yelnats asks for Myra's hand in marriage
    Ellya asks for Myra's hand in marriage. Her father says whoelver brings him the fattest pig may marry Myra.
  • Madame Zeroni gives Elya a piglet

    Madame Zeroni gives Elya a piglet
    Madame Zeroni gives Elya a piglet, and instructs him to walk up the mountain every day, and let it drink from a spring while singing a song. She asks him to do the same for her, and warns him that he will be cursed if he doesn't.
  • Myra breaks Elya's heart

    Myra breaks Elya's heart
    Myra can't choose between her suitors. Elya boards the boat to America.
  • The CURSE

    The CURSE
    Elya realizes he never took Madame Zeroni up the mountain to drink from the spring.
  • Katherine Barlow falls in love

    Katherine Barlow falls in love
    Katherine Barlow, the schoolteacher in Green Lake Texas, falls in love with Sam the onion picker.
  • Katherine becomes an outlaw

    Katherine becomes an outlaw
    After Sam is killed for kissing a white woman, Katherine becomes Kissin' Kate Barlow, the outlaw who kisses the men she kills.
  • Stanley Yelnats I meets Kissin' Kate

    Stanley Yelnats I meets Kissin' Kate
    Stanley Yelnats I is robbed by Kissin' Kate Barlow and loses all of his wealth.
  • Stanley survives on God's Thumb

    Stanley survives on God's Thumb
    Stanley the first is found after weeks in the desert, says he survived on God's Thumb.
  • Stanley I meets his wife in the hospital

    Stanley I meets his wife in the hospital
  • Kissin Kate kisses a lizard and dies

    Kissin Kate kisses a lizard and dies
  • The Warden as a little girl learns to dig holes

    The Warden as a little girl learns to dig holes
    The Warden, Kissing Kate's great granddaughter is made to dig holes in what used to be Green Lake, looking for the missing treasure.
  • Stanley the II begins trying to cure foot odor

    Stanley the II begins trying to cure foot odor
  • Ms. Zeroni leaves Zero on a playground

  • Stanley Yelnats the Third begins trying to cure foot odor

    Stanley Yelnats the Third begins trying to cure foot odor
    Stanlely the third begins to try to cure shoe order, almost getting his family evicted from their apartment because of the smell. He blames his bad luck on his dirty rotten no good pig stealing great grandfather.
  • Clyde Livingtston donates his shoes

    Clyde Livingtston donates his shoes
  • Stanley gets a nickname - Caveman

    Stanley gets a nickname - Caveman
  • Clyde Livingston's Shoes fall on Stanley

    Clyde Livingston's Shoes fall on Stanley
    He takes them home for his dad, but then is accused of stealing them, beginning the main action of the book
  • Zero admits that he doesn't know how to read

    Zero admits that he doesn't know how to read
  • Zero says he won't dig another hole

    Zero says he won't dig another hole
  • Stanley carried Zero up the mountain

    Stanley carried Zero up the mountain