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Gary D. Schmidt

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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 näytä lisää (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. näytä vähemmän


Tekijän teokset

The Wednesday Wars (2007) 4,098 kappaletta
Okay for Now (2011) 1,941 kappaletta
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy (2004) 1,843 kappaletta
Orbiting Jupiter (2015) 856 kappaletta
Trouble (2008) 552 kappaletta
What Came from the Stars (2012) 276 kappaletta
Pilgrim's Progress: A Retelling (1994) 245 kappaletta
Pay Attention, Carter Jones (2019) 239 kappaletta
Straw Into Gold (2001) 224 kappaletta
First Boy (2005) 177 kappaletta
Just Like That (2021) 144 kappaletta
The Labors of Hercules Beal (2023) 105 kappaletta
Winter: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (1986) — Toimittaja — 104 kappaletta
Almost Time (2020) 74 kappaletta
The Sin Eater (1996) 69 kappaletta
A Long Road on a Short Day (2020) 63 kappaletta
Anson's Way (1999) 63 kappaletta
Autumn: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (2004) — Toimittaja — 58 kappaletta
Summer: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (2005) — Toimittaja — 38 kappaletta
Spring: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (2006) — Toimittaja — 34 kappaletta
The Wonders of Donal O'Donnell (2002) 30 kappaletta
One Smart Sheep (2021) 20 kappaletta
Robert McCloskey (1990) 6 kappaletta
Hugh Lofting (1992) 5 kappaletta
Robert Lawson (1997) 3 kappaletta
Katherine Paterson (1994) 2 kappaletta
Jupiter Rising (2024) 1 kappale
Jusqu'ici, tout va bien (2020) 1 kappale
Kanka Ciltli (2016) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Kristityn vaellus Turmeluksen kaupungista Taivaan maahan (1678) — Toimittaja, eräät painokset17,602 kappaletta
Johnny Tremain: A Story of Boston in Revolt (1943) — Johdanto, eräät painokset9,276 kappaletta
Poetry for Young People: Robert Frost (1955) — Toimittaja — 2,010 kappaletta
In God's Hands (2005) — Tekijä, eräät painokset108 kappaletta
The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection (2018) — Avustaja — 97 kappaletta

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Kanoninen nimi
Schmidt, Gary D.
Gordon College
Calvin College
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Newberry Honor Medal



Orbiting Jupiter, Book talk (heinäkuu 2020)


Short-haired artist River (drawn by Jarrett J. Krosoczka) feels compelled to doodle visions they see - not characters, but real people. Each quick sketch - in a sketchbook, in dust on a window, with condiments on a cafeteria table - springs to life in a new story, and each person has an unusual superpower, which they try to use to make the world a better place.


"Love yourself or lose yourself.
Pick one." (Nikki Grimes, 42)

There are too many things that are unfair and too many people who are being unfair. If one thing becomes fair, something else becomes unfair. (Ibi Zoboi, 145)

For as long as she could remember, it had been made clear to Jamie that protecting their feelings was more important than protecting hers. (Linda Sue Park, 156)

Except that I already know that impossible things happen sometimes, and things, well, they shift.
And then we move on. (Meg Medina, 269)
… (lisätietoja)
Merkitty asiattomaksi
JennyArch | May 13, 2024 |
It only takes a few hours for Turner Buckminster to start hating Phippsburg, Maine. No one in town will let him forget that he's a minister's son, even if he doesn't act like one. But then he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a smart and sassy girl from a poor nearby island community founded by former slaves. Despite his father's - and the town's - disapproval of their friendship, Turner spends time with Lizzie, and it opens up a whole new world to him, filled with the mystery and wonder of Maine's rocky coast. The two soon discover that the town elders, along with Turner's father, want to force the people to leave Lizzie's island so that Phippsburg can start a lucrative tourist trade there. Turner gets caught up in a spiral of disasters that alter his life - but also lead him to new levels of acceptance and maturity. This sensitively written historical novel, based on the true story of a community's destruction, highlights a unique friendship during a time of change.… (lisätietoja)
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PlumfieldCH | 71 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 9, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level: Grade 4
Awards: 2011 National Book Award Finalist
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amaveritt | 127 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 29, 2024 |
There were definitely no tears, not at all.

But seriously, this book is the definition of bittersweet.
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libraryofemma | 43 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 18, 2024 |



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