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Tommy Greenwald

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Born
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Member Since
August 2010


Tommy Greenwald is the author of the CRIMEBITERS! series, about a group of friends and a (possibly) superhero crime-fighting vampire dog, and the CHARLIE JOE JACKSON books, a middle-grade series about the most reluctant reader ever born.

Tommy is also the Co-Founder of Spotco Advertising, a theatrical and entertainment advertising agency in New York City, and the lyricist and co-bookwriter (with Andrew Lippa) of JOHN & JEN, a 1995 musical which was revived off-Broadway in 2015.

To read woefully outdated information about Tommy, visit tommygreenwald.com.

MY BIO (or, what to put on your blog page if you’re too lazy to write actual blogs)

Tommy Greenwald’s book GAME CHANGER has been named an Amazon Best Book Of The Month, a 2019 YALSA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, and a Junior Library Guild Premier Selection. Tommy is also the author of the CRIMEBITERS, CHARLIE JOE JACKSON and PROJECT Z series, among many other books for children. […]
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Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading by Tommy Greenwald
" Joanne- i understand completely… not every book is suitable for every reader! i appreciate your reading it! and nick -- good point! "
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“One of my book-reading friends used the term "our story unfolds" when describing a paper he was writing. He became somewhat less of a friend right at that moment.”
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“Be brave-or at least, try to be brave-and good things can happen.”
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“The word love doesn't count when the word ya comes right after it.”
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