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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 and discover other items: Jun 02, aisha rated wayaide it was amazing. Thei These wacky absurd stories which may seem irreverent and sometimes mean-spirited to adults really seem to resonate with children. Paperbackpages. He shows such insight into the logic of children and you see this motley cast of characters evoking recess justice, showing Eric discrimination, being selfish waysidd disrespectful, or being kind. I like this chapter because it looks at the way kids–and adults–make stereotypes and hold onto them even when faced with obvious facts stating otherwise.

She expects the students to add and subtract words! For example, the chapter on Joe is ripe with commentary about the education system.

I imagine after you graduate from George and Martha, you move on to Wayside, and from there you’re ready for Beckett and Camus. I think it’s funny when he can only count backwards, but will still get the correct answer when Mr’s Jewls ask him questions. How many stars do you want to give it? But her eyes were so beautiful that the schol only made her prettier.

Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

You never know how things will add up at Wayside School. What an awesomely weird book! John who can only read upside down. In my 5th grade English class, we read this book and I remember there was nothing we were more collectively excited about except maybe that mock presidential campaign where Michael Dukakis won by a landslide in the halls of George Washington Carver- Anson Jones Elementary, if nowhere else in the country.


After all, he wasn’t even fat. For discussion questions, please see: Sometimes, and this does happen, they forget that it’s a book that was sold to them, and return it to the library!

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Jewls’s class has gone topsy-turvy Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar was a good book. Wayside School was supposed to have been built with thirty classrooms all next to each other in a row. The best in the bunch: Who gave Miss Gorf her teaching licence? But we tried it for lack of other reading material at hand, and it turned out I was captivated by the oddness of it.

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Gorf, the meanest teacher of all, terrible Todd, who always gets sent home early, and John who can read only upside down—along with all the other kids in the crazy mix-up school that came out sideways. It’s a super cute fantasy story happening in a school where waysude strange things happen. Maybe he was so impressed by achool kids in Texas that inspired his move years later to Austin where he penned that hit, Holes and currently lives.

Now the kids are back and the fun begins again on every floor. When he was nine, he moved to Tustin, California. Share your thoughts with other customers.


Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Neither are satisfied until he goes through a silly and intricate solution. He will be thrilled that I cared enough to share his favorite book.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Customers who bought this item also bought. Other books in the series. She can’t even concentrate during class time, because it itches. 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. Drazil’s class, they’re throwing a coffeepot, a sack of potatoes, a pencil sharpener, and a light bulb out the window to see which hits the ground first.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Teachers turning into apples and being eaten by recess monitors! He features in nearly every chapter, and takes part in the absurdity of the Wayside School practices.

Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger. To them it is exciting and funny, and they want to read more. I specifically sought out someone selling this version of the book, and instead received a much more recent print of the book with an entirely different cover art and interior illustrations done sachad a new artist. Is this feature helpful? Mine was in the movie book.