The Gospel According to Larry

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Square Fish
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5.5 X 8.2 X 0.7 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author

Janet Tashjian is the author of many popular novels including My Life as a Book, My Life as a Stuntboy, My Life as a Cartoonist, Larry and the Meaning of Life, Vote for Larry, The Gospel According to Larry, Fault Line, Multiple Choice, and Tru Confessions. She lives in Santa Monica, California.


"* [A] thrilling read, fast-paced with much fast food for thought about our consumer-oriented pop culture. . . .Teenagers will eat this one up." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"* Tashjian's gift for portraying bright adolescents with insight and humor reaches near perfection here." --School Library Journal, starred review

"* Tashjian fabricates a cleverly constructed scenario and expertly carries it out to the bittersweet end." --The Horn Book, starred review

"* Very fresh." --Booklist, starred review

"[A] clever wake-up call to the perils of consumerism for the sensitive and passionate teenage generation." --Christian Science Monitor

"An innovative, fast-paced, arresting novel in a teen's voice that you won't forget." --Contra Costa Times

"I'll predict that 99 percent of the teen-agers who read The Gospel According to Larry will love it." --Long Beach Press Telegram

"A surprising and absorbing book." --Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Tashjian skillfully uses humor and provides one of the most honest voices in young adult literature since Steve York and Rob Thomas's." --VOYA

"Humorous. . . .The author gets all the notes just right--the wired adolescent passions, the destructive effects of the media spotlight, and the technology." --Times Picayune

"Tashjian is sure to increase in popularity with the adolescent set." --Book Report

"This is a great, well-written read." --Colorado Independent