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Gary D. Schmidt

4.06 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Gary D. Schmidt
Okay for Now (2011)
4.22 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: When I first started reading this book I thought it was boring. But after reading 20 pages I really started to fall in love with the main character. As the main character discovers art and music I begin to also care about those interests. The main character discovers that the wor...
What Came from the Stars (2012)
3.33 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book was charming, fascinating, and intricate. I loved the uniqueness and individuality in the plot, the characters, and the book itself. It is about a boy named Tommy Pepper who lives with a little sister who no longer speaks and a father trying to hold the three of them to...
Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert (2012)
4.02 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This historical fiction book depict the life of Martin de Porres's life is a great read. It starts from his birth and his mother pleading for the priest to baptize him. It was already predestined that he would not be anyone to be "remembered" because his mother was African and hi...
Mara's Stories: Glimmers in the Darkness (2001)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Gary Schmidt combines his deep love for relating history with his talent for telling stories. He creates Mara, a name meaning "bitter" in Hebrew, bitter for the bitterest experiences she must go through as a concentration camp Holocaust prisoner during World War II. Mara has a gi...
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