- Wayside School series (1978; 1989; 1995; 2020)
- Johnnys In The Basement (1981)
- Someday Angeline (1983)
- Sixth Grade Secrets (1987; UK: Pig City)
- There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom (1987)
- The Boy Who Lost His Face (1989)
- Dogs Dont Tell Jokes (1991)
- Marvin Redpost series (1992–2000)
- Holes (1998)
- The Cardturner (2010)
- Fuzzy Mud (2015)
- "Captain Tory", The Chronicles Of Harris Burdick (2011)
- Holes (2003)
Provides examples of:
- Breakthrough Hit: He gained mainstream recognition with Holes, after roughly two decades of writing (still successful) Young Adult Literature.
- Creator Cameo: In the film adaptation of Holes, he makes a cameo as Mr. Collingwood, a bald man who Sam the onion picker gives a supposed "Hair tonic".
- Pronouncing My Name for You: After Sachar found out that schoolteachers using his books have a tendency to pronounce his surname "say-char", he added a note to his "About the Author" page that it's "sacker", like sacking the quarterback.
- Sequel Gap: