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Sachar, Louis 1954-

Overview
Works: 217 works in 1,329 publications in 26 languages and 82,906 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Humorous stories  Interviews  Motion picture plays 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, dki
Classifications: PZ7.S1185, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about Louis Sachar
 
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Marvin Redpost : alone in his teacher's house by Louis Sachar( Book )
88 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 12,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small incident during recess threatens to turn nine-year-old Marvin into the outcast of his third-grade class
Holes by Louis Sachar( Book )
246 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 24 languages and held by 10,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself
Small steps by Louis Sachar( Book )
64 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 6,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nearly three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is home in Austin, Texas, trying to turn his life around. But it's hard when you have a record, and everyone expects the worst from you. The only person who believes in him is Ginny, his 10-year old disabled neighbor. Together, they are learning to take small steps. And he seems to be on the right path, until X-Ray, a buddy from Camp Green Lake, comes up with a get-rich-quick scheme. This leads to a chance encounter with teen pop sensation, Kaira DeLeon, and suddenly his life spins out of control, with only one thing for certain. He'll never be the same again. Explores the issues of race, the nature of celebrity, the invisible connections that determine a person's life, and what it takes to stay on course. Doing the right thing is never a wrong choice--but a small step in the right direction
Sideways stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar( Book )
56 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story
There's a boy in the girls bathroom by Louis Sachar( Book )
57 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unmanageable, but lovable, eleven-year-old misfit learns to believe in himself when he gets to know the new school counselor, who is a sort of misfit too
Wayside School is falling down by Louis Sachar( Book )
46 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, where students learn to tango, face the cafeteria's dreaded Mushroom Surprise, and study a hobo during show and tell. Sequel to "Sideways Stories from Wayside School."
Wayside School gets a little stranger by Louis Sachar( Book )
30 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unusual things continue to happen in the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story
Holes by Walt Disney( Visual )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Stanley Yelnats finds himself at Camp Green Lake, where digging a hole a day keeps the warden at bay and builds character. An ancient family curse still dogs Stanley and he's thrown headlong into the adventure of his life. Stanley and his campmates will have to forge fast friendships to unearth the mystery of what's really going on in the desert
Holes by Louis Sachar( Recording )
60 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself
The cardturner by Louis Sachar( Book )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative
Dogs don't tell jokes by Louis Sachar( Book )
47 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Gary, known as Goon because of his constant clowning and joke-telling, tries to change his image and make new friends at school
The boy who lost his face by Louis Sachar( Book )
47 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David receives a curse from an elderly woman he has helped his schoolmates attack, and he learns to regret his weakness in pandering to others for the sake of popularity before new friends and a very nice girl help him to be a stronger, more assertive person
Sideways arithmetic from Wayside School by Louis Sachar( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Book Description: Everyone take out your spelling books," said Mrs. Jewls. "It's time for arithmetic." Sue is so excited for her first day at Wayside School. But things at Wayside are far from normal-and Sue's teacher, Mrs. Jewls, is completely wacky. She expects the students to add and subtract words! Sue has never heard of anything so ridiculous. She knows adding apples plus oranges is impossible ... or is it? Anything can happen at Wayside School
Sixth grade secrets by Louis Sachar( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Laura Sibbie starts a club called Pig City, she incites a near-war among her sixth-grade classmates and generates the creation of a rival club that has designs on Pig City's precious box of secrets
Small steps by Louis Sachar( Recording )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on track, but when his old pal X-Ray shows up with a tempting plan to make some easy money scalping concert tickets, Armpit reluctantly goes along
Marvin Redpost by Louis Sachar( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red-haired Marvin is convinced that the reason he looks different from the rest of his family is that he is really the lost prince of Shampoon
More sideways arithmetic from Wayside School by Louis Sachar( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Mrs. Jewls's class and try solving over fifty math puzzles and brainteasers
Someday Angeline by Louis Sachar( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A younger novel by master storyteller Louis Sachar. A child genius struggles with what it means to be quite so clever
Stanley Yelnats' survival guide to Camp Green Lake by Louis Sachar( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Should you ever find yourself at Camp Green Lake-or somewhere similar-this is the guide for you. Stanley Yelnats (Caveman, to some of you) offers anecdotes and advice on everything from digging the perfect hole to identifying and avoiding the wildlife (scorpions, tarantulas, rattlesnakes, yellow-spotted lizards, Mr. Sir) to help you make your stay a more pleasant one
Kidnapped at birth? by Louis Sachar( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red-haired Marvin is convinced that the reason he looks different from the rest of his family is that he is really the lost prince of Shampoon
 
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Alternative Names
Sahars, Lūiss 1954-
סצ׳ר, לואיס 1954-
סצ'ר, לואיס 1954-
لويس ساشار، 1954-
サッカー, ルイス
Languages
English (725)
German (54)
French (26)
Spanish (20)
Japanese (9)
Chinese (8)
Finnish (8)
Hungarian (7)
Danish (6)
Italian (5)
Persian (5)
Catalan (5)
Dutch (4)
Thai (4)
Swedish (3)
Korean (3)
Polish (2)
Czech (2)
Hebrew (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
Indonesian (1)
Lithuanian (1)
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