WorldCat Identities

Petersen, P. J.

Overview
Works: 62 works in 184 publications in 3 languages and 16,955 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Actor, Singer
Classifications: PZ7, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by P. J Petersen
Wild river by P. J Petersen( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 2,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered lazy and unathletic, twelve-year-old Ryan discovers a heroic side of himself when a kayak trip with his older brother goes horribly awry
The sub by P. J Petersen( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and French and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends switch seats when their class has a substitute teacher and find that it isn't so easy to be someone else
Rising water by P. J Petersen( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tracy, her brother, and the new animal care volunteer at the Jefferson Science Center travel by boat to feed a dog stranded by flooding, their dangerous adventures give them new perspectives on themselves and on each other
White water by P. J Petersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg confronts his own fears and assumes a leadership role when his father is bitten by a rattlesnake during a white-water rafting trip
Liars by P. J Petersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in the remote town of Alder Creek, California, is boring for 8th-grader Sam and his friends, until his ability to tell when a person is lying involves him in a series of mysterious events
The freshman detective blues by P. J Petersen( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie, age fourteen, and Jack, age seventeen, find a skeleton weighted down in Muir Lake, and Jack thinks it just might be his father who's been missing for nine years
Nobody else can walk it for you : a novel by P. J Petersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young backpackers led by eighteen-year-old Laura must outwit three motorcyclists who terrorize them in a wilderness area
Good-bye to good ol' Charlie by P. J Petersen( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of being viewed by everyone as boring, reliable Good Ol' Charlie, a sixteen-year-old boy sees his family's move to a new town as a chance to change his image
I hate camping by P. J Petersen( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and French and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan thinks he is going to have a terrible time when he is forced to go camping with his mother's boyfriend Mike and Mike's brainy son Raymond, but the two boys form a surprising friendship
Going for the big one by P. J Petersen( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left penniless by their latest stepmother while their father is looking for work in Alaska, three youngsters start out on what becomes a dangerous trek over the mountains to a small town where they once lived and where they plan to wait for their father
Can you keep a secret? by P. J Petersen( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike has a reputation for not being able to keep a secret and he worries that he may reveal things that his classmates do not want known--from a surprise party for one of the teachers to a snake in a friend's desk
Here's to the sophomores by P. J Petersen( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surprises come from all directions during Michael Parker's first two weeks at high school as his friend Warren Cavendish becomes the best-known and most controversial sophomore on campus
The amazing magic show by P. J Petersen( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After attending a magic show and learning some tricks, Hal finds a way to get the best of his overbearing older brother
Would you settle for improbable? by P. J Petersen( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of Arnold, who has spent much of his life in juvenile detention centers, has a great impact on 14-year-old Mike and his 9th- grade classmates
I hate weddings by P. J Petersen( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dan has to meet his new stepfamily and take part in his father's wedding, he finds that all sorts of horrible and embarrassing things happen to him
The fireplug is first base by P. J Petersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small baseball player surprises his bigger teammates when he finally gets his chance at bat
I hate company by P. J Petersen( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his mother offers to share their apartment temporarily with an old friend and her three-year-old son, Dan finds himself resenting the loss of space, privacy, and peace and quiet
Rob & sara.com by P. J Petersen( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob, who lives at a school for troubled teenagers, and Sara, the sixteen-year-old daughter of an army colonel, meet in a poetry chat-room and develop a close relationship via E-mail
How can you hijack a cave? by P. J Petersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenage tour guides at the Cathedral Caverns try to rescue a friend being held in a cave by kidnappers demanding money for her release
The boll weevil express : a novel by P. J Petersen( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored northern California farm boy and a brother and sister from an orphanage decide to run away to Idaho but find themselves down and out in San Francisco
 
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Alternative Names
P. J. Petersen auteur de livres pour enfants

Patrick Petersen actor estadounidense

Patrick Petersen American actor

Patrick Petersen Amerikaans acteur

Petersen, Patrick 1966-

Petersen, Patriclk J. 1966-

Languages
English (88)

French (7)

German (2)

Covers
The subRising waterWhite waterLiarsI hate campingCan you keep a secret?I hate weddingsThe fireplug is first base