Center for Children's & Young Adult Literature

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES

Newbery Author Gary Schmidt to Lecture October 9th

Gary SchmidtCCYAL is very pleased to announce that we will be hosting two-time Newbery Honor-Winning author Gary D. Schmidt on October 9th at 7pm in Hodges Auditorium. Gary's Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy was awarded both the Newbery Honor and the Michael Printz Honor in 2005. The Wednesday Warsrecieved the Newbery Honor in 2008. Critics claim that Okay for Now is his best book yet, and still to come is Gary's newest title, What Came from the Stars, to be released on September 4th. When he isn't writing award winning novels, Gary teaches English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. We hope you can join us for this opportunity to hear him speak about his craft.Stars