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About the Author

Louis Sachar is a well-established author whose children's and young adult fiction has earned him numerous accolades, including the National Book Award, the New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year, the New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year, and the Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year.

Sachar grew up in New York and California, and attended college in Ohio briefly before moving back to California to attend the University of California at Berkeley. He worked as a salesman and then as a teacher's aide, an experience which provided all the material for his first published book, Sideways Stories from Wayside School. Sachar then went to law school and practiced...

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