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Gary Schmidt, MFAC faculty, listed on Publishers Weekly Best of the Year

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Orbiting Jupiter (published by Clarion), the latest middle grade novel by Gary D. Schmidt, current faculty in the MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, has been listed on the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2015

“When a troubled boy named Jack becomes the latest foster child to join Joseph Brook's family, it's the start of a gracefully written and deeply painful story about second chances, families old and new, and the tragic inability to outrun one's past. This is Schmidt at his most heartbreaking.Read the rest of the review here