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Tom Ryan

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February 26, 1977

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Tom Ryan is the author of several books for young readers. He has been nominated for several awards, and two of his young adult novels, Way to Go and Tag Along, were chosen for the ALA Rainbow List, in 2013 and 2014. He was a 2017 Lambda Literary Fellow in Young Adult Fiction. Tom, his husband, and their dog currently divide their time between Toronto and Nova Scotia.

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Keep This to Yourself

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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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“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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