Meet Two-time Newbery Award-winning Author Gary Schmidt!

Sep 27, 2016 02:51:50 PM


Kalamazoo, MI –

Meet two-time Newbery Honor-winning author and National Book Award Finalist, Gary D. Schmidt! Join us Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 pm at Central Library. Gary is the author of Orbiting Jupiter, The Wednesday Wars, Okay for Now, Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and many more beloved novels. Book signing and sale to follow. Books will be provided by Bookbug, a local, independent bookstore.

Gary Schmidt is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor for Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and a Newbery Honor for The Wednesday Wars. He lives with his family on a 150-year-old farm in Alto, Michigan, where he splits wood, plants gardens, writes and feeds the wild cats that drop by. 

This event is free and open to the public. 

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