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Louis Sachar

Louis Sachar is an award-winning author of over twenty-one books for children. Louis’s books include, National Book Award and Newbery Medal winning Holes, its companion Small Steps, and the Marvin Redpost series. Louis’s newest title is The Cardturner. Have your students learn more about the author, his characters, and his writing style directly from Louis himself.

Louis Sachar

Perry Hagopian 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...


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Small Steps

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Dogs Don't Tell Jokes

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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The Boy Who Lost His Face

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Marvin Redpost #1: Kidnapped at Birth?

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Marvin Redpost #2: Why Pick on Me?

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Marvin Redpost #3: Is He a Girl?

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Marvin Redpost #4: Alone in His Teacher's House

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Holes

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Marvin Redpost #5: Class President

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Marvin Redpost #6: A Flying Birthday Cake?

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Marvin Redpost #7: Super Fast, Out of Control!

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Marvin Redpost #8: A Magic Crystal?

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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The Cardturner

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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Fuzzy Mud

By: Louis Sachar

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...

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The Marvin Redpost Series Collection

By: Louis Sachar

Meet Marvin Redpost, the Master of Mayhem! Kidnapped at Birth?: Marvin Redpost has finally figured out why he doesn't look like anyone in his family. He's not really Marvin Redpost—he's Robert,...

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