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Sachar, Louis 1954-

Overview
Works: 398 works in 2,029 publications in 16 languages and 83,602 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Young adult works  Drama  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Children's audiobooks  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other, dki
Classifications: PZ7.S1185, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis Sachar
Holes by Louis Sachar( Book )

308 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 11,078 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 )

66 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 5,913 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
Sideways stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar( Book )

78 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 5,444 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 )

81 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,385 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 )

69 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,311 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 )

57 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,893 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 Andrew Davis( Visual )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,382 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
The cardturner by Louis Sachar( Book )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,630 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
Fuzzy mud by Louis Sachar( Book )

32 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two middle-grade kids take a shortcut home from school and discover what looks like fuzzy mud but is actually a substance with the potential to wreak havoc on the entire world"--
Dogs don't tell jokes by Louis Sachar( Book )

54 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,566 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
Holes by Louis Sachar( Recording )

89 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,464 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
Marvin Redpost : alone in his teacher's house by Louis Sachar( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvin is pleased when his teacher asks him to take care of her dog while she's away, but he soon finds that there's more pressure involved than he likes. Marvin's friends think he's the luckiest boy in the world when his teacher asks him to dog-sit for a week. He gets to be alone in Mrs. North's house! But pretty soon it starts to look as if Marvin is not so lucky after all
Marvin Redpost: by Louis Sachar( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small incident during recess threatens to turn nine-year-old Marvin into the outcast of his third-grade class
The boy who lost his face by Louis Sachar( Book )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David receives a curse from an elderly woman whom he has helped his schoolmates attack, and he learns to regret his weakness in pandering to others for the sake of popularity. New friends help him to become a stronger, more assertive person
Marvin Redpost : is he a girl? by Louis Sachar( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Casey Happleton tells him that if he kisses his elbow he will turn into a girl, nine-year-old Marvin experiments and finds himself very confused about his identity
Marvin Redpost : class president by Louis Sachar( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though they have all come to school in holey clothes, Marvin and his third grade class manage to impress their surprise visitor--the President of the United States. It's no ordinary Thursday for Marvin Redpost and his class ... It's "hole day," and even Mrs. North and Principal McCabe are wearing their very worst clothes. It seemed like a fun idea that morning, but now they're expecting company. The president -- of the United States! -- is on his way. And there's no time to change! Marvin must do math on the blackboard with television cameras pointed at him. And the day is just beginning!
Sideways arithmetic from Wayside School by Louis Sachar( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,641 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
Marvin Redpost : a flying birthday cake by Louis Sachar( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two days after Marvin sees a glowing green thing like a flying birthday cake in the night sky, his third-grade class is joined by a mysterious new boy with peculiar behavior
Sixth grade secrets by Louis Sachar( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,498 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
Marvin Redpost : super fast, out of control! by Louis Sachar( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afraid of his new mountain bike, third-grader Marvin finds himself in a desperate situation when he accepts a challenge to ride down Suicide Hill
 
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Alternative Names
Louis Sachar

Louis Sachar Ameerika Ühendriikide lastekirjanik

Louis Sachar Amerikaans schrijver

Louis Sachar amerikai gyermekkönyvíró

Louis Sachar amerikansk författare

Louis Sachar amerikansk skribent

Louis Sachar écrivain américain

Louis Sachar scrittore statunitense

Louis Sachar US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Louis Sachar Yhdysvaltalainen lasten- ja nuortenkirjailija

Sachar, Louis

Sacharas Louisas

Sacharas Luisas

Sahars, Lūiss 1954-

Sākār, Luwīs, 1954-

Sāšār, Lūwīs, 1954-

Sasjar, Luis 1954-

Луис Сакар

Сачар, Луис

Сачар, Луис американский детский писатель

Сашар, Луис, 1954-

לואיס סאקר

סצ׳ר, לואיס

סצ׳ר, לואיס 1954-

סצ'ר, לואיס 1954-

لويس ساشار، 1954-

루이스 새커 미국의 아동문학 작가

새커, 루이스 1954-

쌔커, 루이스 1954-

サッカー, ルイス

サッカ-, ルイス 1954-

ルイス・サッカー

路易斯·薩奇爾

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