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Okay for Now

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 9,155 Ratings and 2,612 Reviews

Book Description
Amazon Exclusive: A Q&A with Author Gary D. Schmidt



Q: Did you always want to become a writer?

A: Nope. In high school, I wanted to go to the Naval Academy at Annapolis and become a career naval officer. Then, late in high school, I wanted to be a vet-mostly because of the James Herriot books and the PBS show, I suppose. Then, in college, I decided to become... More
Book Information
PublisherSandpiper
BindingPaperback (6 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages368
ISBN-100544022807
ISBN-13978-0544022805
Publication Date02/05/2013
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About Gary D. Schmidt (Author) : Gary 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 fo... more
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5/5/2012 Allison Hunter-Frederick said:
Doug Swieteck doesn’t care if you like him. He’s just a loser kid from stupid Marysville in upstate New York. Doug first appeared as a secondary character in Wednesday Wars, for which author Gary Schmidt won a Newbery Honor. Now Doug is back as the main character in Okay for Now, the book I'm re... more

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2/15/2012 Grier Cooper said: Just, wow.
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7/2/2011 Julie Bowe tagged as: I recommend

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