WorldCat Identities

Sachar, Louis 1954-

Overview
Works: 284 works in 1,296 publications in 4 languages and 82,384 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Young adult works  Interviews  Humorous stories  Adventure stories  Film adaptations  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, dki
Classifications: PZ7.S1185, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost : alone in his teacher's house by Louis Sachar ( Book )
70 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 12,224 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 )
140 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 10,017 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 )
41 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 5,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on track
Sideways stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar ( Book )
52 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 5,337 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 )
43 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,475 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 a misfit, too
Wayside School is falling down by Louis Sachar ( Book )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,281 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 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,806 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 )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,564 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 3,126 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 sense of himself
The cardturner by Louis Sachar ( Book )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,785 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. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge
Dogs don't tell jokes by Louis Sachar ( Book )
39 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,700 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 )
33 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David receives a curse from an elderly woman when he helps his schoolmates steal her cane. David learns that popularity isn't everything with the help of new friends and a very nice girl
Sideways arithmetic from Wayside School by Louis Sachar ( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,695 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 )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,672 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 1,505 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 )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,498 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 Robert, the lost prince of Shampoon. The story is wonderfully logical and absurd, with a wit and attention to detail rare in an easy reader
More sideways arithmetic from Wayside School by Louis Sachar ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Mrs. Jewls's class and try solving over fifty math puzzles and brainteasers. Louis Sachar and his wild Wayside School are at it again, with even more brain twisters. This sequel to the popular Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School contains an all-new line-up of more than 50 math puzzles requiring only basic math skills to solve. Full of clues and hints, the book provides all the answers in the back
Someday Angeline by Louis Sachar ( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As an eight-year-old genius in the sixth grade, Angeline is not too popular, but she tries to adjust to being different. Nobody understands why Angeline is so smart. She could read the first time she picked up a book, she can play the piano without ever having had a lesson, and she even knows what the weather is going to be. But being smart is causing Angeline nothing but trouble. The mean kids in school call her a freak, her teacher finds her troublesome, and even her own father doesn't know what to do with an eight-year-old girl who seems to be a genius. Angeline doesn't want to be either a genius or a freak. She just wants the chance to be herself and be happy. But it's only when she makes friends with a boy the kids call "Goon" and the teacher they call "Mr. Bone" that Angeline gets that chance
Stanley Yelnats' survival guide to Camp Green Lake by Louis Sachar ( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,049 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
The Wayside School collection by Louis Sachar ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wayside School is falling down: 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."
 
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Alternative Names
Sachar, Louis 1954-
Sahars, Lūiss 1954-
סצ׳ר, לואיס 1954-
لويس ساشار، 1954-
サッカー, ルイス
Languages
English (695)
Chinese (2)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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