|Illustrated By:||McCauley, Adam|
|By (author):||Sachar, Louis|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Age 7-10|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Classics|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories|
|JUVENILE FICTION / School & Education|
|Awards:||Colorado Children’s Book Award
Golden Archer Award (Wisconsin)
Buckeye Children’s Book Award (Ohio)
Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey)
Young Hoosier Book Award (Indiana)
Parents' Choice Gold Award
Massachusetts Children's Book Award
|Size:||7.62in x 5.12in x 0.41in|
|From The Publisher*|
Bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Louis Sachar knows how to make readers laugh. And there are laughs galore in perennial favorite Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger!
Before you enter Wayside School, you should know that it's a thirty-story building with one classroom on each floor. Mrs. Jewls teaches the class on the thirtieth story. Miss Zarves teaches the class on the nineteenth story-except there is no nineteenth story, so there is no Miss Zarves.
Understand? Good. Explain it to Calvin.
More than nine million readers have laughed at the clever and hilarious stories of Wayside School. So what are you waiting for? Come visit Wayside School!
|Biographical Note||When Louis Sachar was going to school, his teachers always pronounced his name wrong.Now that he has become a popular author of children's books, teachers all over the country are pronouncing his name wrong.It should be pronounced Sacker, like someone who tackles quarterbacks or someone who stuffs potatoes into sacks. |
Mr. Sachar received a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley.His first book, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, was accepted for publication during his first year of law school.After receiving his law degree, he spent six years asking himself whether he wanted to be an author or a lawyer before deciding to write for children full-time.His books include Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, Wayside School is Falling Down, Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, and the Marvin Redpost series.
Louis Sachar lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and their daughter, Sherre.