The Boy Who Lost His Face (Paperback)
Dell Yearling, 9780679886228, 198pp.
Publication Date: April 15, 1997
The classic novel from Newbery Medalist and National Book Award winner Louis Sachar (Holes), with a brand-new cover 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. The cool kids taunt him and his only friends are freaks. He even walks into Spanish class with his fly unzipped And when he finally gets up the nerve to ask out a cute girl, his pants fall down in midsentence. Is it the Bayfield curse at work? Or is David simply turning into a total loser?
About the Author
Newbery Award winner Louis Sachar is the author of Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, the Marvin Redpost books, and the much-loved There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, winner of 19 child-voted state awards. Louis Sachar's book Holes, winner of the 1999 Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, is also an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Quick Pick, and an ALA Notable Book, and was made into a major motion picture.