Okay for Now

by Gary D. Schmidt

When Doug Swieteck’s family moves from New York City, Doug is miserable—until he meets a great girl and learns, from a book of Audubon prints, how to draw.

ISBN: 9780547152608

JLG Release: May 2011

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Advanced Readers

Grades 6-9


12 books / $16.30 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book





    Page Count


    Trim Size

    5 1/2" x 8 1/4"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.9, Points: 11

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 5.5, Points: 19


    Level: 850L

    Awards & Honors

    2011 National Book Award Finalist; Booklist 2011 Editors' Choice, Books for Youth, Fiction, Older Reader; Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Books of 2011; SLJ Best Books of 2011, Fiction; Amazon.com Best Books of 2011, Children's Middle Grade; The New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2011, Middle Grade; Booklist Lasting Connections of 2012, Language Arts; YALSA 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults; ALA Notable Children 's Book 2012, Older; 2012 Winner CBC Children's Choice Book Awards, 5th to 6th Grade Book of the Year; 2012 Notable Children's Book in the English Language Arts; Booklist Top 10 Historical Fiction Books for Youth: 2012

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