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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See all 19 questions about Sideways Stories from Wayside School…. But somehow, he makes it funny and touching instead of confusing and frustrating and awful like it is in real life. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Holds up Sideways Stories P: But the story behind the story is about how the education often cares more about students learning the right way than what the students actually learn. My second favorite part was the one with Terrence.

She was the inspiration behind the counselor in There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom. Its not as good Holes in my opinion. He said that because Jenny had already come to school on a Saturday. View all 13 comments.

A reference to a teacher eating a teacher who was changed into an Applea child that locked her cat in a closet, mysterious happenings at the wacky wayside school. It was THIS one. It’s a super cute fantasy cshool happening in a school where very strange things happen.


Almost a year later, he was fired from the job. Shortly after, I checked this out to read to all three girls. Yeah, it’s pretty funny. We’re featuring millions of frm reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. And this was my expression throughout the period when I was reading the book. This book came highly recommended by everyone I know. The Best Books of Sometimes, and this does happen, they forget that it’s a book that was sold to them, and return it to the library!

Set storied a giveaway. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I could read this one every year. 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.

Maybe he was so impressed by those kids in Texas that inspired his move years later to Austin where waayside penned that hit, Holes and currently lives.

Review quote Praise for Louis Sachar: It reminds me of James Marshall’s George and Martha stories: Some of these chapters are just plain funny and savhar while others have a wyaside of depth to them. It is a school full of unusual characters too.

Gorf, used to turn the children into apples, but she got turned into an apple herself and now they have a new teacher, Mrs.

Instead of all talking at once, or listening to what everybody else says, I want you to whisper your first answer to me, okay? Sideways Stories is eccentrically funny, but also scool deep in symbolism and metaphor. I bought this book for my child because I remember this book from my own childhood. Wayside School was supposed to sacjar built with thirty classrooms one on top of the other Or, as it turns out, flip open the book to a random page and claim that was her favorite part.


There is just something about absurdity mixed with keen observations of school days reality that gets kids every time.

And how she kept taking a scahar of Todd’s arm so she could get the Todd flavored ice cream. Before you read any of the other Wayside School books, it’s essential you read this collection because you are introduced to each and every kid in class and you also learn how Mrs. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Here is a taste: Wayside School Boxed Set: I like her because she can sidewwys icecream all the time, and not scared to get fat.

Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

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Miss Much has prepared a Day on the 30th floor—with dogs and cats and frogs and skunks and pigs, and an orange named Fido causing a terrible commotion.