The Wayside School Collection: Sideways Stories from Wayside School/Wayside School Is Falling Down/Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger

Version: Unabridged
Author: Louis Sachar
Narrator: Louis Sachar
Genres: Educational, Fiction, Teen
Publisher: Listening Library
Published In: November 2008
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 8 hours, 55 minutes
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SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL-You can imagine the confusion at Wayside School when the builder made a terrible mistake. Instead of building 30 classrooms side-by-side, he built them one on top of another. Maybe that accounts for the wacky goings-on in Mrs. Jewls' class. Where else will you find children being turned into apples, dead rats wearing raincoats, and little girls who try to sell their toes?
WAYSIDE SCHOOL IS FALLING DOWN- The teacher pushes the new computer out of the window-what's going on here? It's just a lesson on the laws of gravity. As the outrageous fun continues, the 29 children up on the 30th floor engage in one adventure after another, changing the school routine into something that is far from normal.
WAYSIDE SCHOOL GETS A LITTLE STANGER- It's been 243 days since Wayside School has been open for classes. It's taken that long to rid the place of all traces of the cows. When the students finally do return, you can bet all the craziness is back too, including a very strange counselor called Dr. Pickle who has a warped sense of humor. The really big surprises come when Mrs. Jewls leaves to have her baby and the kids get some wacky substitute teachers.

Author Details

Author Details

Sachar, Louis

When Louis Sachar was going to school, his teachers always pronounced his name wrong. Now that he has become a popular author of children's books, teachers all over the country are pronouncing his name wrong. It should be pronounced "Sacker," like someone who tackles quarterbacks or someone who stuffs potatoes into sacks.

Mr. Sachar received a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. His first book, "Sideways Stories from Wayside School, " was accepted for publication during his first year of law school. After receiving his law degree, he spent six years asking himse