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Tom Ryan

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in Inverness, Canada
February 26, 1977

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Tom Ryan is the author of several books for young readers. His YA thriller KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF was the recipient of the 2020 ITW Thriller Award for best YA thriller and the 2020 Arthur Ellis Award for best YA mystery. Three of Tom's novels have been chosen for the ALA Rainbow List, and he was a 2017 Lambda Literary Fellow in Young Adult Fiction. Tom, his husband, and their dog currently divide their time between Ontario and Nova Scotia. ...more

Average rating: 3.78 · 4,243 ratings · 1,055 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
Keep This to Yourself

3.90 avg rating — 1,773 ratings — published 2019 — 6 editions
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I Hope You're Listening

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Way to Go

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Tag Along

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Totally Unrelated

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A Little Bit of Attitude

Robin StevensonI just finished a week of lying on beaches and listening to live music in Cape Breton, the beautiful Nova Scotian island where I was born and raised. I always love spending time in Cape Breton, but this year I had an especially fun trip because I got to revisit some of the places that inspired my upcoming middle grade release, TOTALLY UNRELATED.


TOTALLY UNRELATED, about a family of musicians living

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Published on August 18, 2013 05:00

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“The thing I've never understood about dancing till now is that it only looks stupid when you're on the outside, watching other people do it. When you're part of the crowd, moving along with everyone else, I can't imagine anything else being quite as much fun.”
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Mika Thanks for accepting my friend request Tom :) I can't wait for "Way to Go" to come out, I'm litteraly counting the days. I'm sure it's gonna be awesome.


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