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Gary D. Schmidt

  • 4 stars across 5 books

     Gary D. Schmidt is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the author of, most recently,  Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy  --which won Newbery and Printz Honors--as well as  First Boy   and  The Wednesday Wars  . Schmidt lives in a 150-year-old farmhouse in Alto, Michigan, where he is a swinger of birches and a mender of walls.

     
    30th April 2019

    Pay Attention, Carter Jones

    Carter Jones is astonished early one morning when he finds a real English butler, bowler hat and all, on the doorstep. H... More

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    30th September 2014

    What Came from the Stars

    The Valorim are about to fall to a dark lord when they send a necklace containing their planet across the cosmos, hurtli... More

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    17th June 2015

    Pilgrim's Progress

    Share the adventures and perils of Christian as he sets out on the journey of his life. On the road he meets terrifying ... More

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    2nd March 2017

    Orbiting Jupiter

    Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. A heartbreaking story, narrated by twelve-year-old Jack, whose family is caring for ... More

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    25th September 2018

    So Tall within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom

    Sojourner Truth was born into slavery but possessed a mind and a vision that knew no bounds. So Tall Within traces her l... More

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