Sideways Stories from Wayside School. There’d been a terrible mistake. Wayside School was supposed to be built with thirty classrooms one on top of the. About Louis Sachar. Imprint The children at Wayside like having a sideways school. They have an are thirty stories from the thirtieth story of Wayside School . Sideways Stories from Wayside School is a children’s novel by American author Louis Sachar, and the first book in the Wayside School series.

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Eric Fry sat at this end I remember loving this book at some point during my childhood.

He went to college at the University of California at Berkeley and graduated inas an economics major. The library was closing for the night, and when I walked past front desk to retrieve my belongings from the back offices, I stared at the book. His teacher asks him to count to Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

Many questions were left unanswered in this slim anthology. Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School. Surprisingly, I have mixed feelings for this book that the kids find so hilarious. Mar 01, Marie rated it really liked it Shelves: A reference to a teacher eating a teacher who was changed into an Applewaysjde child that locked her cat in a closet, mysterious happenings at the wacky wayside school. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I bet this was a reference that I did not get when I was nine.

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I bought this book for waysife child because I remember this book from my own childhood. I remember loving this book at some point during my childhood. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. If that’s the case, I’ll have to have an old-fashioned heart-to-heart with them. I picked it up and recognized that yellow font and Miss Gorf’s wicked grin. Eric Bacon sat in the middle of the room.

And this was my expression throughout the period when I was reading the book. It is short, snappy and fun just like Catch for kids but adds a zaniness–laughing walls, evil rats, rainbow colored mustaches–that Catch instead fills with despair, sadness and frustration.

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

For the next eight years he worked part-time as a lawyer and continued to try to write children’s books. See all reviews. And apparently Louis the Yard Teacher is indeed Louis Sachar so Sachar has a red face and mustache of many colors and gets punched in the stomach a lot. After all, he wasn’t even fat. We’ll add it back to the collection tomorrow, they said.


Wayside School 5 books. I guess you really like it if you want to give it that many stars. Instead of all talking at once, or listening to what everybody else says, I want you to whisper your first answer to me, okay?

There is no 19th story. Sometimes, when a book’s discarded because it’s too old or too shelfworn to be circulated, it’s sold off by the library, they said.

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Please try again later. I reached out to pick out Marley: Wayside school was accidentally built 30 stories high and is leaning. Our enthusiasm for the wacky capers of the students and the yard teacher inspired a class project where all of us wrote a louid loosely based on the students in our class at a magical school. My boys in grade school have loved reading a chapter or two each night before bed.

Thei These wacky absurd stories which may seem irreverent and sometimes mean-spirited to adults really seem to resonate with children. It is still just as silly as entertaining now as it was then.