What influenced Louis Sachar to write holes?

What influenced Louis Sachar to write holes?

Louis Sachar has explained that his prize-winning novel Holes was inspired by a place: he started writing with the image of Camp Green Lake in mind, envisaging the arid landscape, the relentless scorching heat, and the frightening creatures – especially the venomous yellow-spotted lizards.

Why did Louis Sachar start writing?

After graduating from high school, Sachar enrolled in Antioch College in Ohio. Working as a teacher’s aide was a significant experience in Sachar’s life, because it inspired him to write a children’s book. At the time, writing was a hobby for Sachar; he never expected his work to be published.

What happens in someday Angeline by Louis Sachar?

The mean kids in school call her a freak, her teacher finds her troublesome, and even her own father doesn’t know what to do with an eight-year-old girl who seems to be a genius. Angeline doesn’t want to be either a genius or a freak. She just wants the chance to be herself and be happy.

When did Louis Sachar write his first book?

Louis Sachars first novel, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, was published in 1979. He was inspired to write classroom stories while working as a teacher s aide to earn college credits after drop­ping a Russian class. The book contains thirty stories about a thirty-story school.

Who is the author of someday Angeline book?

Many of Sachar’s books have been popular among children and critics alike, including the touching and humorous There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom (1987), his Marvin Redpost se­ries of early chapter books, and one of his finest books, Someday Angeline (1983), about an exceptional eight-year-old who is alienated be­cause of her intelligence.

Who is cool Breezer in someday Angeline by Louis Sachar?

Cool Breezer, the fisherman that Angeline meets, is probably Cool Breeze, the hippie now fifteen years older from The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. I think this explains why Louis is so off the wall (LSD!) and why I usually like his sense