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Louis Sachar, born in East Meadow, New York in 1954, moved to California when he was in the third grade. He attended Antioch College in Ohio and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in economics. Sachar worked as a teacher's aide at an elementary school while in college. This inspired his first book, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, which he wrote in the evenings while working in a warehouse. The book was accepted by a publisher when he was starting at Hastings School of the Law in San Francisco. After graduating from law school, Sachar practiced law part-time while writing children's books. In 1989, he became a full-time writer. Holes His book Holes won the U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature and the Newbery Medal. Sachar lives in Austin, Texas.

Books by Louis Sachar

Holes 0439128455 Book Cover

Holes

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $18.85

Sideways Stories from Wayside School 0380698714 Book Cover

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $17.97

Wayside School is Falling Down 0606045759 Book Cover

Wayside School is Falling Down

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $18.29

Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger 0380723816 Book Cover

Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $7.99

Small Steps 0385733151 Book Cover

Small Steps

Louis Sachar

$4.19 - $18.26

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom 0679805966 Book Cover

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $16.66

Fuzzy Mud 0385370229 Book Cover

Fuzzy Mud

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $23.79

Wayside School Boxed Set 0380791714 Book Cover

Wayside School Boxed Set

Louis Sachar

$20.80

Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School 0590457268 Book Cover

Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $16.23

Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake 0440419476 Book Cover

Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $25.19

Sixth Grade Secrets 0590460757 Book Cover

Sixth Grade Secrets

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $6.29

Dogs Don't Tell Jokes 0439166233 Book Cover

Dogs Don't Tell Jokes

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $7.99

The Cardturner 0385736630 Book Cover

The Cardturner

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $11.49

Kidnapped at Birth? (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) 0747562814 Book Cover

Kidnapped at Birth? (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $9.09

It's Great to Be Eight 0590373986 Book Cover

It's Great to Be Eight

Louis Sachar

$4.19

More Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School 0590477625 Book Cover

More Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School

Louis Sachar

$4.19 - $17.10

Why Pick On Me? 0679919473 Book Cover

Why Pick On Me?

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $10.39

Alone In His Teacher's House (Marvin Redpost 4, paper) 067991949X Book Cover

Alone In His Teacher's House (Marvin Redpost 4, paper)

Louis Sachar

$4.19 - $4.79

The Boy Who Lost His Face 0439334942 Book Cover

The Boy Who Lost His Face

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $17.97

Someday Angeline 0688160875 Book Cover

Someday Angeline

Louis Sachar

$4.19 - $13.49

Class President (Marvin Redpost, No. 5) (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) 0439106303 Book Cover

Class President (Marvin Redpost, No. 5) (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $10.69

Super Fast, Out of Control! (Marvin Redpost, No. 7) 043910632X Book Cover

Super Fast, Out of Control! (Marvin Redpost, No. 7)

Louis Sachar

$4.19 - $10.49

Is He A Girl? (Marvin Redpost 3, paper) 0679919481 Book Cover

Is He A Girl? (Marvin Redpost 3, paper)

Louis Sachar

$4.19 - $6.89

Marvin Redpost 0439469597 Book Cover

Marvin Redpost

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $4.79

Flying Birthday Cake? (Marvin Redpost 6, paper) 0679890009 Book Cover

Flying Birthday Cake? (Marvin Redpost 6, paper)

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $4.19

Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom 0062965387 Book Cover

Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom

Louis Sachar

$7.89 - $19.90

Johnny's in the Basement (An Avon Camelot Book) 0380834510 Book Cover

Johnny's in the Basement (An Avon Camelot Book)

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $14.39

Holes (with "Connections") 0030664128 Book Cover

Holes (with "Connections")

Louis Sachar

$4.69

Literature Circle Guide: Holes 0439355389 Book Cover

Literature Circle Guide: Holes

Louis Sachar

$4.59 - $4.79

Monkey soup 0440849675 Book Cover

Monkey soup

Louis Sachar

$3.99 - $7.09

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