Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

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Book Info

Sideways Stories from Wayside School
Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN-10: 0380731487
ISBN-13: 978-0380731480
Started: 12/19/2010
Finished: 12/26/2010
Source: Owned

Publisher Synopsis
There was a terrible mistake-Wayside School was built with one classroom on top of another, thirty stories high! (The builder said he was sorry.) Maybe that's why all kinds of funny things happened at Wayside-especially on the thirteenth floor.

There was a terrible mistake-Wayside School was built with one classroom on top of another, thirty stories high! (The builder said he was sorry.) Maybe that's why all kinds of funny things happened at Wayside-especially on the thirteenth floor.

Author Info
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.



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