The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian audiobook

The Gospel According to Larry

By Janet Tashjian
Read by Jesse Eisenberg

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The Gospel According to Larry Series: Book 1

2.82 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780807223062

Josh Swensen is not your average 17-year-old. At the age of two, he was figuring out algebraic equations with colored magnetic numbers. He is a prodigy who only wants to make the world a better place. Josh’s wish comes true when his virtual alter ego, Larry, becomes a huge media sensation. Larry has his own Web site where he posts sermons on anti-consumerism and has a large following of adults and teens. Meanwhile, Larry’s identity is a mystery to everyone. While it seems as if the whole world is trying to figure out Larry’s true identity, Josh feels trapped inside his own creation. What will happen to the world, and to Larry, if he is exposed?

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Summary

Summary

Josh Swensen is not your average 17-year-old. At the age of two, he was figuring out algebraic equations with colored magnetic numbers. He is a prodigy who only wants to make the world a better place. Josh’s wish comes true when his virtual alter ego, Larry, becomes a huge media sensation. Larry has his own Web site where he posts sermons on anti-consumerism and has a large following of adults and teens. Meanwhile, Larry’s identity is a mystery to everyone. While it seems as if the whole world is trying to figure out Larry’s true identity, Josh feels trapped inside his own creation. What will happen to the world, and to Larry, if he is exposed?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A terrific read with a credible and lovable main character. School Library Journal, Starred
The voice is clear, the ending satisfying. The readers will eat this one up. Kirkus Reviews, Starred

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Author

Author Bio: Janet Tashjian

Author Bio: Janet Tashjian

Janet Tashjian is the author of several novels, including Fault Line, as well as The Gospel According to Larry, which was named a Best Book for Young Adults, a Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age, and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book. She lives outside of Boston with her family.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.82
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English