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R.L. Toalson


About The Author

R.L. Toalson hates camping (unless she gets to sleep in a spider-proofed, air-conditioned cabin), though she does enjoy day trips to local parks and daily walks or runs in the wilderness behind her house in San Antonio, Texas, where she lives with her husband and six children. Her first middle grade novel, The Colors of the Rain, won the Arnold Adoff Poetry Honor Award in 2018, and her second middle grade novel, The Woods, was named to the International Literacy Association Children’s Choices 2020 reading list. She’s also the author of The First Magnificent Summer and Something Maybe Magnificent. Visit her at

Books by R.L. Toalson