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Stanley Yelnats Survival Guide to Camp Greenlake

Author : Louis Sachar
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Imagine your misfortune if, like Stanley Yelnats, you found yourself the victim of a miscarriage of justice and interned in Camp Green Lake Correctional Institute. How would you survive? Thoughtfully Louis Sachar has leant his knowledge and expertise to the subject and created this wonderful, quirky, and utterly essential guide to toughing it out in the Texan desert. Spiced with lots of information about the characters in HOLES, as well as lots of do's and don'ts for survival, this is an essential book for all those hundreds of thousands of HOLES' fans.

Stanley Yelnats Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake

Author : Louis Sachar
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Stanley Yelnats Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake

Author : Louis Sachar
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Louis Sachar

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Even before the revolution in young adult literature and fiction of the past decades, Louis Sachar was an A-lister and luminary for young readers. This title delves into his origins and his rise to full-time author. It reveals the stories behind his beloved titles, including his early beginnings with the Wayside School series through to his breakthrough with Holes in 1998, later made into a major motion picture. This biography of the National Book Award- and Newbery Medal-winning author is sure to inspire both casual YA fiction fans and aspiring writers alike.

Holes Novel Study Guide

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This Novel Study Guide is for the story Holes, written by Louis Sachar. This resource includes comprehension and critical thinking questions for each chapter of the novel. Each Chapter section includes: - Vocabulary words with definitions. - Fill-in-the-blank questions. - True or false. - Multiple choice. - Short answer questions. Also included are word puzzles: - Word Decoder - Word Search - Word Scramble - Crossword - Hangman The resource finishes off with group projects. To see the other titles in our Novel Studies Series, check out our store.

Small Steps

Author : Louis Sachar
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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 around. But it's hard when you have a record and everyone expects the worst from you. The only person who believe in Armpit is Ginny, his ten-year-old disabled neighbor. Together, they are learning to take small steps. Armpit seems to be on the right path until X-Ray, a buddy from Camp Green Lake, comes up with a get-rich-quick scheme. X-Ray's plan leads to a chance encounter with teen pop sensation Kaira DeLeon, the Beyoncé of her time, and suddenly Armpit's life spins out of control. Only one thing is certain: he'll never be the same again. Combining his signature wit with a unique blend of adventure and deeply felt characters, Sachar explores issues of race, the nature of celebrity, the invisible connections that shape a person's life, and what it takes to stay the course. Doing the right thing is never a wrong choice—but always a small step in right direction.

Marvin Redpost 8 A Magic Crystal

Author : Louis Sachar
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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 has a magic crystal! She wants to share the crystal with Marvin. Could the crystal really be magic? Or is Casey putting her own spell on Marvin? Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Fuzzy Mud

Author : Louis Sachar
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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 Dhilwaddi and seventh grader Marshall Walsh have been walking to and from Woodridge Academy together since elementary school. But their routine is disrupted when bully Chad Hilligas challenges Marshall to a fight. To avoid the conflict, Marshall takes a shortcut home through the off-limits woods. Tamaya, unaware of the reason for the detour, reluctantly follows. They soon get lost. And then they find trouble. Bigger trouble than anyone could ever have imagined. In the days and weeks that follow, the authorities and the U.S. Senate become involved, and what they uncover might affect the future of the world.

Marvin Redpost 5 Class President

Author : Louis Sachar
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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 going to be on TV. Marvin is nervous. What if someone steals his question? What if he can’t speak when it’s his turn? Will he look silly in front of the president and everyone watching? Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown.

Marvin Redpost 8 A Magic Crystal

Author : Louis Sachar
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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 has a magic crystal! She wants to share the crystal with Marvin. Could the crystal really be magic? Or is Casey putting her own spell on Marvin? Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Marvin Redpost 4 Alone in His Teacher s House

Author : Louis Sachar
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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 gets to be alone in his teacher’s house! But when Mrs. North’s dog starts to look sick, Marvin isn’t sure he’ll get that bonus. In fact, Mrs. North may never talk to Marvin again! Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Marvin Redpost 1 Kidnapped at Birth

Author : Louis Sachar
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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 happened. Now all he has to do is tell Mr. and Mrs. Redpost that it’s time for him to move in with his real parents at the castle…. Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Is He a Girl

Author : Louis Sachar
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Marvin Redpost is yet again caught in a dilemma. He's been told that he'll turn into a girl if he kisses his elbow, and after accidentally doing just that he wonders if it is really going to happen to him. His voice starts to change, he longs to have pigtails and he even dots his 'i's with a heart in class! What on earth has happened to Marvin, and will he ever be the same again? This is a charming story, which will give you lots of laughs. Louis Sachar has the ability to bring together the absurd and the real with the perfect ingredients to entertain all children aged 5 to 7 years.

Marvin Redpost 7 Super Fast Out of Control

Author : Louis Sachar
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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, even his older brother. But the truth is, Marvin can't climb onto the seat without wobbling. And shifting gears? Braking? Forget about it! What's Marvin going to do? Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Something about the Author

Author : Maikue Vang
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Provides biographical information on the men and women who write and illustrate children's books.

Marvin Redpost Why Pick on Me

Author : Louis Sachar
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Everyone is laughing at Marvin Redpost. He's the grossest kid in school. Why? He picks his nose. Well, that's the rumour the class bully, Clarence, started and no one argues with Clarence - not even Marvin's so-called best friends. So what can Marvin do to turn things round? A great story which reveals that good things can often come out of bad.

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Author : Louis Sachar
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There has been a terrible mistake. Wayside School was supposed to have been built with thirty classrooms all next to each other in a row. Instead it was built with the thirty classrooms all on top of each other - thirty storeys high! That may be why all kinds of strange stuff happens at Wayside School. Especially on the thirtieth floor. It is a school full of unusual characters too. Mrs Gorf, the meanest teacher in the world. Terrible Todd who always gets sent home early. John who can only read upside down. It is a crazy mixed-up school, brilliantly brought to life by the irresistible Louis Sachar.

Why Pick on Me

Author : Louis Sachar
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Unfairly accused of being a nose-picker by the class bully, Marvin Redpost is shunned by his classmates, until he can prove his innocence. Simultaneous.

Marvin Redpost Super Fast Out of Control

Author : Louis Sachar
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Suicide Hill is the ultimate test of bravery. Few have conquered the treacherously steep slope without completely wiping out - or so the legend goes. And rumour has it that Marvin will be taking it on. Only Marvin isn't so sure. His new mountain bike is enormous - he can barely climb up on to it. And changing gears is out of the question! But will he have to ride down Suicide Hill in order to prove himself to his classmates? If he succeeds he will be a hero. If he doesn't, then everyone is about to witness the biggest wipeout ever!

Best books for children

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