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Children's Authors & Illustrators: Louis Sachar

This guide is a starting point for children and young adult author and illustrator resources.
Included with each page is a listing of AU Library collection holdings, journal articles available in library databases, and internet resources.

Juvenile Collection

These books are part of the main juvenile circulating collection; each title is linked to the Ashland University library catalog record for more information. Call numbers presented below each title will help locate books on the second floor of Ashland University library. Directional signs are located at the end of each row (stack), be sure to stop in the IRC if you need help finding a book!

Article Resources: Library Databases

The following articles are available using Ashland University Library’s database collection; links will direct you to the article presented.

Accessing from off campus? It will be necessary to authenticate using your AU ID number and last name prior to viewing article selections.

Search AU Library and OhioLINK databases for additional author and illustrator information as well as access to book reviews in Booklist, Book Links, Horn Book Magazine, School Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly using Academic Search Complete, Education Research Complete, Literature Resource Center, and Education Full Text.


A conversation with Louis Sachar. (2002). Writing25(3), 26. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Checkley, K. (2006). A Writer for Tweens at HeartEducational Leadership,63(7), 54-57. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Lodge, S. (2007). Louis SacharPublishers Weekly254(30), 26. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

McElmeel. (2000). An award winning author: Louis SacharBook Report18(4), 46. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Patron, J. (2006). Louis Sachar: Success, Step by StepTeaching Pre K-8,37(3), 46-48. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Sachar, L. (1999). Newbery Medal AcceptanceHorn Book Magazine75(4), 410-417. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Sachar, S., & Sachar, C. (1999, July). Louis SacharHorn Book Magazine. pp. 418-422. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Smith, E. (2006). Louis SacharTexas Monthly34(1), 94-102. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Audio Books: IRC

Audio Books are located in the IRC, second floor AU Library.


The library DVD collection is located in Room 201, second floor. If you need help finding a DVD in the collection, be sure to ask in the IRC.

Video (VHS): AU Library

The library video collection is located in the Reed Room, ground floor. 

Internet Resources: Video