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bestselling author Gary D. Schmidt

Jack Cheng • Sun, Mar 13, 2022

Jack Cheng

Jack Cheng is a Shanghai-born, Detroit-based author of critically acclaimed fiction for young readers. His debut children’s novel, See You in the Cosmos, is winner of the 2017 Golden Kite and Great Lakes, Great Reads awards for Best Middle Grade Fiction. He has visited schools around the world speaking with students about finding their paths as writers and artists. He is a 2019 Kresge Artist Fellow.

Local Bookstores

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Horizon Books – Traverse City

McLean & Eakin – Petoskey

Saturn Booksellers – Gaylord

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Robert & Anne Tucker
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Event Grantor

The Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation