Louise Sachar was born in East Meadow, New York and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and Hastings College of Law. He is married and has one daughter. He writes at his home in Austin, Texas under the watchful eyes of his dogs Lucky and Tippy. From the Audio Download edition.
Winner of the Newbery Medal Winner of the National Book Award A New York Public Library's 100 Great Children's Books 100 Years Selection "A dazzling blend of social commentary, tall tale and magic realism."-Publishers Weekly, Starred Review "There is no question, kids will love Holes."-SLJ, Starred Review "[A] rugged, engrossing adventure."-Kirkus Reviews "This delightfully clever story is well-crafted and thought-provoking."-VOYA "[Sachar] comes fully, brilliantly into his own voice. This is a can't-put-it-down read."-The Bulletin #1 New York Times Bestseller From the Trade Paperback edition.