Louis Sachar

Louis Sachar is an American author of children's books. He is best known for the 'Wayside School' series and the novel 'Holes', which won the 1998 U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature and the 1999 Newbery Medal.

Books

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  1. 1. Holes

    This book follows the story of a young boy who is falsely accused of stealing a pair of sneakers and is sent to a juvenile detention center in the middle of a desert. Here, the boys are made to dig holes every day as a form of punishment. As the protagonist digs, he discovers the truth about the warden's obsession with the holes, the mystery of a hidden treasure, and a curse that has been haunting his family for generations. The story is a blend of adventure, mystery, and coming-of-age themes.

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