Gary D. Schmidt
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Gary D. Schmidt

Gary D. Schmidt is the author of the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor book Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy. His most recent novel is The Wednesday Wars. He is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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    • Orbiting Jupiter

    • By: Gary D. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Christopher Gebauer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282

    The two-time Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt delivers the shattering story of Joseph, a father at 13, who has never seen his daughter, Jupiter....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hold your heart

    • By Marie E. Woznicki-Likavec on 05-05-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Okay for Now

    • By: Gary D. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Lincoln Hoppe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325

    As a 14-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life is good even when its not...

    • By susan on 04-17-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Gary Schmidt's The Wednesday Wars

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club
    • By: Gary Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Khris Lewin
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      1.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      1.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Two-time Newbery Medal winner Gary Schmidt talks about the frequently comic mishaps and adventures of a 12-year-old Long Island boy in the Vietnam era....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not the book

    • By jwolfe on 07-16-18

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

    • By: Gary D. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Sam Freed
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Turner Buckminster can't find anything good to say about his first six hours in Phippsburg, Maine, where even baseball is a different game....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • No holds barred

    • By J. W. on 06-29-09

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Trouble

    • By: Gary D. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    Henry Smith's father told him that if you build your house far enough away from Trouble, then Trouble will never find you. But Trouble comes careening down the road one night....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Well Woven Narrative

    • By Vernita on 07-15-08

    Regular price: $22.02

    • What Came from the Stars

    • By: Gary D. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Graham Winton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The Valorim are about to fall to a dark lord when they send a necklace containing their planet across the cosmos, hurtling past a trillion stars...all the way into the lunchbox of Tommy Pepper, sixth grader....

    Regular price: $18.89

    • First Boy

    • By: Gary Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Jesse Berns
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Suddenly, black sedans are swarming all around Cooper's small New Hampshire town, driven by mysterious men in dark suits....

    Regular price: $21.27

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