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Louis Sachar


USA flag (b.1954)

Louis Sachar lives in Austin, Texas in the USA. His novel HOLES won the Newbery Medal in the US and has been shortlisted for the Children's Book Award in the UK.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fiction
 
Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel winner (1999) : Holes


Louis Sachar recommends
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Secrets, Lies, and Algebra (2007)
(Do the Math, book 1)
Wendy Lichtman
"A fun and unique book."
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The Underneath (2008)
Kathi Appelt
"A mysterious and magical story; poetic yet loaded with suspense."

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