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Following cousins on a road trip to Pride as they dive into family secrets and friendships, When You Get the Chance is a contemporary YA novel, perfect for fans of David Levithan and Becky Albertalli, and for readers looking for a story of friendship and family.

As kids, Mark and his cousin Talia spent many happy summers together at the family cottage in Ontario, but a
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Hardcover, 272 pages
Expected publication: May 5th 2020 by Running Press Kids
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Kai
Oct 03, 2019 marked it as to-read
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doesn't it fill you with eternal happiness seeing how fiercely and unapologetically GAY queer covers look these days?
Sam
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“super queer, super Canadian”
Say no more. I’m in.
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I am honestly living for this cover
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Aug 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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I am beyond excited about this Canadian road trip! I am looking forward to reading this book with a dear friend. We have already decided that we will each begin by only reading through one character at a time, and comparing the story as we go. She will be reading Talia's perspective and I, Mark's.
Caleb Roehrig
I can already tell this is a book I’ll be bringing up for a long time, because I feel like I’ve got too much to say to put my thoughts together coherently. It’s about all the ways in which queerness is a unique and personal experience, but also about how it unites and creates community out of diverse identities. It celebrates queer history, and it celebrates queer modernity, and it captures the beauty of what it means to be born under the rainbow.
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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.