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Sideways Stories from Wayside School


  • "The quirky humor in this book is appealing to children, and it makes a good read-aloud book for the younger set." – Richard Farr


  • Amato, Mary. The Word Eater. Holiday House, 2000.
  • Dahl, Roald. Matilda. Viking, 1988.
  • Evans, Douglas. Apple Island or, The Truth About Teachers. Front Street, 1998.
  • Evans, Douglas. The Classroom at the End of the Hall. Front Street, 1996.
  • Evans, Douglas. Math Rashes and Other Classroom Tales. Front Street, 2004.
  • Fleming, Candace. The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School. Schwartz & Wade, 2007.
  • Gutman, Dan. Miss Daisy Is Crazy. HarperCollins, 2004. (And others in the My Weird School series.)
  • Hornik, Laurie Miller. The Secrets of Ms. Snickle’s Class. Clarion, 2001.
  • Hornik, Laurie Miller. Zoo School. Clarion, 2004.
  • King-Smith, Dick. Clever Lollipop. Candlewick, 2003.
  • Sachar, Louis. Dogs Don’t Tell Jokes. Knopf, 1991.
  • Sachar, Louis. Holes. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 1998.
  • Sachar, Louis. Marvin Redpost: Alone in His Teacher’s House. Random House, 1994. (And others in the Marvin Redpost series.)
  • Sachar, Louis. Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School. Scholastic, 1994.
  • Sachar, Louis. There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom. Knopf, 1987.
  • Sachar, Louis. Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger. HarperTeen, 2004.
  • Sachar, Louis. Wayside School Is Falling Down. Lothrop, 1989.
  • Scieszka, Jon. The Knights of the Kitchen Table (Time Warp Trio series). Viking Juvenile, 1991.
  • Scieszka, Jon. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. Viking, 1992.
  • Shearer, Alex. Canned. Scholastic, 2008.
  • Snicket, Lemony. The Austere Academy. HarperCollins, 2000.