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Louis Sachar

Newbery Award–winning author Louis Sachar is the creator of the entertaining Marvin Redpost books as well as the much-loved There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom, winner of 17 child-voted state awards.

Louis Sachar’s book Holes, winner of the 1999 Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, is also an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Quick Pick, an ALA Notable Book, and was made into a major motion picture.

A Few Words From Louis Sachar
Of all the characters from Holes, why did you choose to revisit Armpit in SMALL STEPS?
LS: I tend to write about... Read More

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Fuzzy Mud
Written by Louis Sachar
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | August 2015
$16.99/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-74378-5 (0-385-74378-5)

From the author of the acclaimed bestseller Holes, winner of the Newbery Award and the National Book Award, comes a new middle-grade novel with universal appeal. Combining horror-movie suspense with the issues of friendship, bullying, and the possibility of ecological disaster, this novel will intrigue, surprise, and inspire readers and compel... Read more






The Cardturner
Written by Louis Sachar
Ember | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$9.99/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-73663-3 (0-385-73663-0)

The summer after junior year of high school looks bleak for Alton Richards. His girlfriend has dumped him, he has no money and no job, and his parents insist that he drive his great-uncle Lester, who is old, blind, very sick, and very rich, to his bridge club four times a...

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The Cardturner
Written by Louis Sachar
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | May 2010
$17.99/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-73662-6 (0-385-73662-2)

From Louis Sachar, New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Newbery Medal for HOLES, comes the young adult novel THE CARDTURNER, an exploration of the human condition.
 
How are we supposed to be partners? He can’t see the cards and I don’t know the rules!
 
The summer after junior year of... Read more






Small Steps
Written by Louis Sachar
Ember | Trade Paperback | January 2008
$9.99/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-73315-1 (0-385-73315-1)

SMALL STEPS is a contemporary young adult novel from Louis Sachar, the New York Times bestselling author of the Newbery Award–winning smash hit phenomenon book and movie/DVD sensation Holes, and The Cardturner.

 Two years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is home in Austin, Texas, trying to turn his life...

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Holes
Written by Louis Sachar
Laurel Leaf | Paperback | August 2001
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-22859-2 (0-440-22859-X)

This winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award features Stanley Yelnats, a kid who is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the...

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Marvin Redpost #8: A Magic Crystal?
Written by Louis Sachar, Illustrated by Adam Record
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | September 2000
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-89002-7 (0-679-89002-5)

This chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series is getting magical…or is it?
 
Marvin Redpost has a girlfriend—not a real girlfriend, just a girl who is a friend. And Casey Happleton is no ordinary girl. She lives in an old firehouse and she... Read more






Marvin Redpost #7: Super Fast, Out of Control!
Written by Louis Sachar, Illustrated by Adam Record
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | May 2000
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-89001-0 (0-679-89001-7)

This chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series is all about daredevils and conquering your fears!
 
Everyone says that Marvin is going to ride his new mountain bike down Suicide Hill. And everyone is coming to watch him do it—his friends, his family... Read more






Holes
Written by Louis Sachar
Yearling | Trade Paperback | May 2000
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-41480-3 (0-440-41480-6)

   A modern classic . . . from the New York Times bestselling author who has been recognized with the Newbery Award as well as the National Book Award!

Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has...

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Marvin Redpost #6: A Flying Birthday Cake?
Written by Louis Sachar, Illustrated by Adam Record
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | September 1999
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-89000-3 (0-679-89000-9)

This chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series offers a sidesplitting take on being the new kid at school.
 
When Marvin and Stuart sleep over at Nick Tuffle’s house for Nick’s birthday, they set up sleeping bags in the back yard. Stuart and... Read more






Marvin Redpost #5: Class President
Written by Louis Sachar, Illustrated by Adam Record
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-88999-1 (0-679-88999-X)

This chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series stars Marvin and…the president of the United States?
 
The president of the United States is coming to visit Marvin’s class. He’s even going to answer one question from each kid! Plus the whole thing is... Read more






The Boy Who Lost His Face
Written by Louis Sachar
Yearling | Trade Paperback | April 1997
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-88622-8 (0-679-88622-2)

The classic novel from Newbery Medalist and National Book Award winner Louis Sachar (Holes), with a brand-new cover!
 
David is only trying to be cool when he helps some of the popular kids steal Old Lady Bayfield’s cane. But when the plan backfires, he’s the one the “old witch&rdquo... Read more






Marvin Redpost #4: Alone in His Teacher's House
Written by Louis Sachar, Illustrated by Adam Record
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | March 1994
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-81949-3 (0-679-81949-5)

This chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series shows what happens when Marvin gets his first job.
 
Marvin is really excited to take care of his teacher’s dog while she’s away. He’ll even earn a bonus if he does a good job! And he... Read more






Marvin Redpost #3: Is He a Girl?
Written by Louis Sachar, Illustrated by Adam Record
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | August 1993
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-81948-6 (0-679-81948-7)

This chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series offers a sidesplitting take on the differences between girls and boys!
 
When Casey Happleton tells Marvin that if you kiss your elbow you’ll turn into a girl, Marvin doesn’t believe it. Then Marvin kisses his... Read more






Marvin Redpost #2: Why Pick on Me?
Written by Louis Sachar, Illustrated by Adam Record
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | February 1993
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-81947-9 (0-679-81947-9)

This sidesplitting chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series takes on rumors and teasing.
 
There’s a rumor at school that Marvin Redpost picks his nose. Clarence started it, and now everyone believes it. Even Marvin’s friends are embarrassed to be seen with him!... Read more






Dogs Don't Tell Jokes
Written by Louis Sachar
Yearling | Trade Paperback | August 1992
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-83372-7 (0-679-83372-2)

A sidesplitting classic from Newbery Medalist and National Book Award winner Louis Sachar (Holes), with a brand-new cover!
 
Gary W. Boone knows he was born to be a stand-up comedian. It’s the rest of the kids in his class who think he’s just a goon. Then the Floyd Hicks Junior... Read more






Marvin Redpost #1: Kidnapped at Birth?
Written by Louis Sachar, Illustrated by Adam Record
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | July 1992
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-81946-2 (0-679-81946-0)

This chapter book series by Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar features one hilariously overactive imagination!
 
Marvin Redpost has never felt like he fits in with his family. So when he hears a news report about a missing prince who looks just like him, he knows exactly what... Read more






There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom
Written by Louis Sachar
Yearling | Trade Paperback | August 1988
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-394-80572-6 (0-394-80572-0)

The beloved bestseller from Newbery Medalist and National Book Award winner Louis Sachar (Holes), with a brand-new cover!
 
“Give me a dollar or I’ll spit on you.” 
 
That’s Bradley Chalkers for you. He’s the oldest kid in the fifth grade. He tells enormous lies. He picks fights with girls... Read more





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