When You Get the Chance

by Tom Ryan, Robin Stevenson

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Follow cousins on a road trip to Pride as they dive into family secrets and friendships in this contemporary novel—perfect for fans of David Levithan and Becky Albertalli.

As kids, Mark and his cousin Talia spent many happy summers together at the family cottage in Ontario, but a fight between...
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Published By Running Press Kids

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 272

Publication Date 05/04/2021

ISBN 9780762495009

Dimensions 6 inches x 8.6 inches

"Readers will appreciate the tender depiction of growing apart and breakups, and the concept of nonmonogamous relationships is also explored without stigma.... Recommended for fans of lightly adventurous realistic fiction."
— School Library Journal

"A stunning duet about the messiness, history, and beauty of both family and queerness."

— Lev Rosen, author of Jack of Hearts (and other parts)

"A heart-warming story about love and friendship and family. I love this book!"
— Mason Deaver, author of I Wish You All the Best

"A lovely and thoughtful story about family, community, and what comes next in a young person's life. A wonderful addition to young adult literature."

— Sara Farizan, author of Here to Stayand TellMe Again How a Crush ShouldFeel

"The honesty about privilege! The snappy dialogue! The multi-generational queerness and recognition of queer history and culture! The rainbows! I love this Canadian Pride road trip!"

— Alex Gino, award-winning author of George

"[T]his story captures a coming-of-age moment in two young people’s lives as they begin to figure out where they fit in the world…. This book is packed full of teaching moments.”
— Kirkus Reviews

"A fun, thought-provoking tale."
— Publisher's Weekly

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