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Tashjian, Janet

Overview
Works: 73 works in 308 publications in 9 languages and 20,325 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Martial arts fiction  Novels  Fantasy fiction  Puzzles and games 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Janet Tashjian
 
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 2,286 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 )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,957 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 )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dubbed a "reluctant reader" by his teacher, twelve-year-old Derek spends summer vacation learning important lessons even though he does not complete his summer reading list
Vote for Larry by Janet Tashjian( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,622 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
My life as a stuntboy by Janet Tashjian( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,303 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
Fault line by Janet Tashjian( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,065 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 cartoonist by Janet Tashjian( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,025 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
My life as a joke by Janet Tashjian( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 918 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 )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 896 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
Multiple choice by Janet Tashjian( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and German and held by 821 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
Tru confessions by Janet Tashjian( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and German and held by 686 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
Einstein the class hamster by Janet Tashjian( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 683 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
My life as a ninja by Janet Tashjian( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derek Fallon and his friends decide to become ninjas, which helps when they begin to investigate who is painting minotaurs on walls around town
Sticker girl by Janet Tashjian( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martina's always struggled to carve out her place at school, but she finds tremendous excitement in a treasure all her own: a sticker collection that comes to life!"
Einstein the class hamster and the very real game show by Janet Tashjian( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ms. Moreno's class appears on the hit game show Kids Know Stuff, the show's host walks off the set but with the assistance of a sound engineer, Ned and Marlon help Einstein get ready to host the show and save the day--if only he did not have stage fright
Marty Frye, private eye by Janet Tashjian( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 417 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
My life as a Youtuber by Janet Tashjian( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Derek Fallon finally found something to get excited about at school-- an extracurricular class on making videos! Together with his friends Carly, Matt, and Umberto, Derek can't wait to create his own Youtube web series. But he soon realizes Youtube stardom is a lot of work. On top of that, it's time for his foster monkey Frank to go to monkey college so Derek must scramble to find a reason for Frank to stay with his family-- if only a little while longer. Can Derek solve both problems at once? What if Frank became a part of Derek's Youtube videos?"--Provided by publisher
Marty Frye, private eye by Janet Tashjian( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 374 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
The case of the stolen poodle & other mysteries by Janet Tashjian( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven-year-old Marty Frye is on the job again, speaking in rhyme as he solves three new mysteries for the school nurse, the candy store owner, and a neighbor
Einstein the class hamster saves the library by Janet Tashjian( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Principal Decker closes Boerring Elementary School's library due to severe budget cuts, Einstein and his friends in Ms. Moreno's class try to reopen it by planning fundraisers, including shooting a video that stars Einstein and Marlon the turtle
 
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Alternative Names
Janet Tashjian Amerikaans schrijfster

Janet Tashjian amerikansk författare

Janet Tashjian amerikansk skribent

Janet Tashjian écrivain américaine

Janet Tashjian escritora estadounidense

Janet Tashjian scrittrice statunitense

Janet Tashjian US-amerikanische Autorin von Kinder- und Jugendbüchern

Ջանեթ Թաշջյան

Ջանեթ Թաշջյան հայ գրող

טשג'יאן, ג'נט

ژانت تاشجیان نویسنده آمریکایی

타시지안, 재닛

タージン, ジャネット

Languages
English (156)

German (10)

Spanish (10)

Italian (5)

Japanese (4)

Czech (3)

Catalan (1)

Hebrew (1)

Dutch (1)