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Gary Schmidt Author Event

Image result for gary schmidt Join us on Friday, September 28th as we welcome Michigan author Gary Schmidt

He will read and discuss his Newberry Prize winning book

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy.

This historical novel, based on the true story of a community's destruction, follows Turner Buckminster and Lizzie Bright as their friendship forms and their lives are changed. Winner of the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor.

Gary D. 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 in Alto, Michigan, where he splits wood, plants gardens, writes, and feeds the wild cats that drop by.


Event Date: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 4:00pm
715 Washington
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544022799
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Published: Clarion Books - May 14th, 2013

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553494952
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Published: Yearling Books - April 25th, 2006