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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 Fuzzy Mud, a New York Times bestseller. 

"Sachar blends elements of mystery, suspense, and school-day life into a taut environmental cautionary tale."--Publishers Weekly
 
Be careful. Your next step may be your last.

Fifth grader Tamaya... 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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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)

Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.

Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has...

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