Gary D. Schmidt





Gary D. Schmidt

Author profile


born
in Hicksville, NY, The United States
January 01, 1957

gender
male

website

genre


About this author

Gary D. Schmidt is an American children's writer of nonfiction books and young adult novels, including two Newbery Honor books. He lives on a farm in Alto, Michigan,with his wife and six children, where he splits wood, plants gardens, writes, feeds the wild cats that drop by and wishes that sometimes the sea breeze came that far inland. He is a Professor of English at Calvin College.



Average rating: 4.06 · 49,031 ratings · 9,607 reviews · 43 distinct works · Similar authors
The Wednesday Wars
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 20,652 ratings — published 2007 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Okay for Now
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 17,428 ratings — published 2011 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lizzie Bright and the Buckm...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 5,970 ratings — published 2004 — 21 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Trouble
by
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,972 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
What Came from the Stars
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 1,003 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Straw Into Gold
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 465 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
First Boy
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 421 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Poetry for Young People: Ro...
by
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 260 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Martin de Porres: The Rose ...
by
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 230 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mara's Stories: Glimmers in...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 124 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Gary D. Schmidt…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Mr. Powell raised an eyebrow. 'I'm a librarian,' he said. 'I always know what I'm talking about.”
Gary D. Schmidt, Okay for Now

“Books can ignite fires in your mind, because they carry ideas for kindling, and art for matches.”
Gary D. Schmidt, Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

“Vengeance is sweet. Vengeance taken when the vengee isn't sure who the venger is, is sweeter still.”
Gary D. Schmidt, The Wednesday Wars

Polls

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author



Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Gary to Goodreads.