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Gary D. Schmidt

Author of The Wednesday Wars

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A much published and oft-translated author of children's books, Gary D. Schmidt has earned national acclaim. In 2011, his Okay for Now was a National Book Award finalist and was listed on the Notable. Children's Book lists of the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune; and the Boston Globe. Trouble (2008) was a Junior Library Guild Selection and appeared on the Kids Reading list for Oprah's Book Club. The Wednesday Wars (2007) and Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy (2004) were both John Newbery Honor Books. Schmidt is also professor of English at Calvin College and the author and coeditor of several scholarly books on children's literature and children's book authors. He lives in Alto, Michigan.
— biography from Making Americans: Children's Literature from 1930 to 1960
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The Wednesday Wars 3,505 copies, 200 reviews
Okay for Now 1,703 copies, 122 reviews
Poetry for Young People: Robert Frost 1,618 copies, 37 reviews
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy 1,585 copies, 66 reviews
Orbiting Jupiter 683 copies, 38 reviews
Trouble 508 copies, 31 reviews
What Came from the Stars 250 copies, 19 reviews
Straw Into Gold 200 copies, 4 reviews
Pilgrim's Progress: A Retelling 194 copies, 3 reviews
Pay Attention, Carter Jones 163 copies, 11 reviews
First Boy 162 copies, 5 reviews
Winter: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (Editor) 95 copies, 2 reviews
The Pilgrim's Progress (Editor, some editions) 16,737 copies, 156 reviews

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