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Tom Rogers is a novelist and the screenwriter of numerous animated films, including The Lion King 1-1/2, Kronk's New Groove, LEGO: The Adventures of Clutch Powers, and Disney's Secret of the Wings and Legend of the NeverBeast. Originally from Texas, he now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and tango partner, Jennifer. Eleven is his first novel for young adults. ...more

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Eleven Book Signing with Dylan

I recently enjoyed a fun visit from my friend (and fan of Eleven), Dylan Foyster.


Tom Rogers, author of Eleven, signs a book for his friend DylanDylan was in town to see his grandparents, Joanne and Rusty Muir, but he managed to squeeze in a quick hello while he was here. He’d brought his copy of my book, so we had an impromptu Eleven book signing.


I managed to get Radar to leave him a paw-print, too.


Dylan’s a sixth-grader at West End Middle School in Nashville

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Published on September 28, 2014 13:26

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“Sometimes when a terrible thing happens, it can make a beautiful thing seem even more precious." -Mac”
Tom Rogers, Eleven

“A snow white dove now stood before him, glistening in the sun. The dove tested its wings with a couple of flaps, then soared away in a blinding flurry of white.”
Tom Rogers, Eleven

“I’ve named everything that I’ve ever owned. Real or inanimate, I have to give it a first and last name. Everything in my apartment comes alive at night.”
Amy Sedaris

“There is a sacredness in tears....They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love.”
Washington Irving

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”
Margaret Fuller

“You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don't help.”
Bill Watterson

“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.”
William Faulkner




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