The Boy Who Lost His Face by Louis Sachar

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DAVID IS ONLY trying to be cool when he helps some of the popular kids steal Old Lady Bayfield’s cane. But when the plan backfires, he’s the one the “old witch” curses. Now David can’t seem to do anything right. Is it the Bayfield curse at work? Or is David simply turning into a total loser?

“Wildly funny.”—Kirkus Reviews


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About Louis Sachar

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Louis Sachar is the author of the award-winning Small Steps and the New York Times number one bestseller Holes, as well as Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake. He is an avid bridge player. His books for younger readers include There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, The Boy Who Lost His Face, Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, and the Marvin Redpost series, among many others.
 
Published June 1, 2011 by Yearling. 212 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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A wry, uneven story in which a junior-high-schooler has his fling with the "in" crowd but ultimately finds more rewarding friends.

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Could David's efforts to court popularity be doomed by the curse of an elderly neighbor? ``Readers will empathize'' said PW , with the hero of ``this delightful, funny book.'' Ages 10-14. (Mar.)

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Ever since his best friend Scott dropped him to join a popular group, David feels certain he's been cursed. He follows along when the group harasses kind, old Mrs. Bayfield, but afterward he is overco

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Ever since his best friend Scott dropped him to join a popular group, David feels certain he's been cursed. He follows along when the group harasses kind, old Mrs. Bayfield, but afterward he is overco

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