Gary D. Schmidt
Children, Fiction, Young Adult
Gary Schmidt is a professor of English at Calvin College. He has written over 30 books, most of them for children and young adults. 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. Schmidt recently contributed a story to the Star Wars anniversary collection, From a Certain Point of View.