Acclaimed children’s writer of the Sideways Tales from Wayside College book series. He’s also known for his 1998 publication, Holes, which earned both U.S. Country wide Book Award as well as the Newbery Medal. He gained a qualification in Economics through the College or university of California-Berkeley in 1976. During his undergraduate years, he college student taught at an area elementary school, an event that influenced his profession in children’s fiction. His 1992 reserve, Monkey Soup, was illustrated by musician Kitty Bowman Smith. He was created in East Meadow, NY. He and his wife, Carla Askew, became parents to a little girl named Sherre. His publication, Holes, motivated a Hollywood film starring Shia LaBeouf.
|1||Received his B.A. degree in economics from the University of California in 1976|
|2||Lived in San Francisco, California in the 1980s, where his daughter Sherre Madelyn Sachar was born on 19 January 1987. He and his family now reside in Texas.|
|3||Although Louis graduated and passed the bar exam, he opted to be a full-time writer for children rather than a lawyer.|
|4||After college he worked at a sweater warehouse in Connecticut|
|Wayside||TV Series novels - 8 episodes, 2007 - 2008 books - 1 episode, 2007|
|Wayside School||2005||TV Movie novels|
|Holes||2003||novel / screenplay|
|Holes||2003||lyrics: "If Only" Pig Lullaby / writer: "If Only"|
|Texas Monthly Talks||2006||TV Series||Himself - Interviewee|
|The 100 Greatest Family Films||2005||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
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