Patron Saints of Nothing


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5.8 X 8.5 X 1.2 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Randy Ribay was born in the Philippines and raised in the Midwest. He is the author of After the Shot Drops and An Infinite Number of Parallel Universes. He earned his BA in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Master's Degree in Language and Literacy from Harvard Graduate School of Education. He currently teaches English and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


A National Book Award Finalist
An NPR Best Book of the Year
An NBC News Best Asian American Young Adult Book of the Year
A Paste Best Young Adult Book of the Year
A New York Public Library Top 10 Best Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A USA Today Best Book of the Year So Far

A Raleigh News & Observer Best Book of the Year
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
A Junior Library Guild audio selection
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) Freeman Book Award Winner

An L.A. Times Book Award Nominee

Powerful and courageous. --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Deep, nuanced, and painfully real. --Booklist, starred review

A perfect convergence of authentic voice and an emphasis on inner dialogue. -- School Library Journal, starred review

Passionately and fearlessly, Ribay delves into matters of justice, grief, and identity. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

Compelling and informational -- VOYA Magazine, starred review

"A must-read." - Erin Entrada Kelly, author of 2018 Newbery Award-winning Hello, Universe

"Lyrical. Stunning. Searing...The real deal."- Mark Oshiro, author of Anger Is a Gift

"Riveting, brilliantly told and deeply moving. - Francisco X. Stork, author of Disappeared

"Complex, gripping, haunting and deeply human... a story alive with longing and pain and grace. - Kelly Gilbert, author of Picture Us In The Light