WorldCat Identities

Tashjian, Janet

Overview
Works: 31 works in 171 publications in 9 languages and 17,043 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.T211135, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janet Tashjian
Larry and the meaning of life by Janet Tashjian( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry (otherwise known as Josh) is in the doldrums, but after meeting a spiritual guru at Walden Pond who convinces him to join his study group, he starts to question his grasp of reality
The gospel according to Larry by Janet Tashjian( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Josh, a loner-philosopher who wants to make a difference in the world, tries to maintain his secret identity as the author of a web site that is receiving national attention
My life as a book by Janet Tashjian( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer's finally here, and Derek Fallon is looking forward to pelting the UPS truck with water balloons, climbing onto the garage roof, and conducting unusual investigations. But when Derek's parents get tired of cleaning up after his fun, they decide to send him to Learning Camp. His entire summer is ruined! Until Derek starts digging into a family secret involving himself (in diapers! no less), and he realizes that this summer may not be so bad after all. . .
Vote for Larry by Janet Tashjian( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not yet eighteen years old, Josh, a.k.a. Larry, comes out of hiding and returns to public life, this time to run for President as an advocate for issues of concern to youth and to encourage voter turnout
Fault line by Janet Tashjian( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventeen-year-old Becky Martin, an aspiring comic, meets Kip Costello, she is caught in a mentally and physically abusive relationship
My life as a stuntboy by Janet Tashjian( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Derek Fallon has the opportunity of a lifetime--to perform stunts in a movie featuring a popular twelve-year-old star--but complications arise involving his best friend, a capuchin monkey, and Derek's chronic inability to concentrate on schoolwork
Einstein the class hamster by Janet Tashjian( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein, a very knowledgeable hamster, is desperate to help the students in his classroom win an audition for a televised trivia game show but, unfortunately, only one student, Ned, can hear him
Multiple choice by Janet Tashjian( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monica, a fourteen-year-old perfectionist and word game expert, tries to break free from all of the suffocating rules in her life by creating a game for living called Multiple Choice
My life as a cartoonist by Janet Tashjian( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Derek wants to train his pet monkey to help Umberto, a new student who uses a wheelchair, but Umberto would rather steal Derek's cartoon ideas
Tru confessions by Janet Tashjian( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and German and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Tru wants two things more than anything else in the world--to find a cure for her twin brother, Eddie, who is developmentally delayed, and to create her own television show. So the day Tru learns about a teen video competition on the local cable network, she knows that this is her change to make both of her dreams come true. But the more she gets involved in the making of her video documentary about Eddie, the more Tru begins to understand his special needs and the complexity of her relationship with him. Eddie seems like a burden from time to time, but he just may be the most important person in Tru's life. Written in the form of a computer diary, this refreshingly humorous novel, narrated by a sassy heroine, s sensitively portrays the struggles and triumph of living with a sibling with special needs
My life as a joke by Janet Tashjian( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Derek Fallon discovers all the angst that comes with being twelve--he just wants to feel grown up, but life gets in the way with a series of mishaps that make him look like a baby"--
My life as a gamer by Janet Tashjian( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derek Fallon gets the chance of a lifetime when he is asked to test software for new video games, but he soon discovers that his dream job isn't all it's cracked up to be
Marty Frye, private eye by Janet Tashjian( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty Frye, a seven-year-old who likes to read poetry and talk in rhymes, solves three separate mysteries for a classmate, a toy store owner, and his younger sister
For what it's worth : a novel by Janet Tashjian( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Los Angeles' Laurel Canyon neighborhood, fourteen-year-old Quinn's life has been consumed by music and the famous musicians who live nearby, but in 1971, his first girlfriend, a substitute teacher, and a draft dodger help open his eyes about the Vietnam War
The gospel according to Larry by Janet Tashjian( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Josh, a loner-philosopher who wants to make a difference in the world, tries to maintain his secret identity as the author of a web site that is receiving national attention
Vote for Larry by Janet Tashjian( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not yet eighteen years old, Josh, a.k.a. Larry, comes out of hiding and returns to public life, this time to run for President as an advocate for issues of concern to youth and to encourage voter turnout
Larry and the meaning of life by Janet Tashjian( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry (otherwise known as Josh) is in the doldrums, but after meeting a spiritual guru at Walden Pond who convinces him to join his study group, he starts to question his grasp of reality
Fault line by Janet Tashjian( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventeen-year-old Becky Martin, an aspiring comic, meets Kip Costello, she is caught in a mentally and physically abusive relationship
Felicity : summer by Janet Tashjian( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home for the summer after her freshman year in college, eighteen-year-old Felicity works as an intern at her father's hospital and wonders about her future as she tries to decide whether she cares more for Ben or Noel
Mein Leben als Stuntboy by Janet Tashjian( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung Derek wird als Stuntboy für einen Film engagiert, und das an der Seite von Teeniestar Tanya Billings! Es stellt sich jedoch heraus, dass Derek die Stunts für Tanya übernehmen soll. Und um ihr ähnlich zu sehen, muss er eine Perücke tragen! Aber dann kommt es noch schlimmer: Auf YouTube taucht ein Film auf, der Derek dabei zeigt, wie er lautes Lesen übt. Ist das peinlich! Es scheint, als würde sein Leben schnurstracks in die Katastrophe führen. Aber Derek wäre nicht Derek, wenn er das einfach so hinnehmen würde
 
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Alternative Names
Janet Tashjian amerikansk frfattare

Janet Tashjian amerikansk skribent

Janet Tashjian crivain amricaine

Janet Tashjian scrittrice statunitense

Janet Tashjian US-amerikanische Autorin von Kinder- und Jugendbchern

Ջանեթ Թաշջյան

טשג'יאן, ג'נט

タージン, ジャネット

Languages
English (116)

German (18)

Spanish (9)

Italian (8)

Hebrew (3)

Czech (2)

French (1)

Catalan (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The gospel according to LarryMy life as a bookVote for LarryFault lineMy life as a stuntboyMultiple choiceTru confessionsMarty Frye, private eye