Adam P Schmitt

Adam P Schmitt

Author of Speechless

Released November 6, 2018

Candlewick Press


Represented by Marcy Posner
Folio Literary Management

“Schmitt simultaneously paints a realistic picture of a close but flawed family who must navigate the sudden death of a young family member and all the feelings that come with it.”
Kirkus (starred review)

“difficult truths, a lot of heart, and a refreshingly insightful voice from first-time author Schmitt.”

Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

2019 Midwest Booksellers Choice Award Finalist

A 2018 Indies Introduced selection

Indie Next Top 10 anticipated children’s books for winter 18-19

NY Public Library top 100 Children’s books of 2018

Junior Library Guild selection

A 2019 Illinois Reads selection