The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Hardcover)

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    Applying for a job as a newspaper artist, Tom Angleberger was mistakenly assigned to cover local government meetings. Fifteen years and countless town council meetings later, he is still writing instead of drawing, currently as a columnist for theRoanoke Times in Roanoke, Virginia. He began work on his first book while in middle school. Tom is married to author-illustrator Cece Bell. They live in Christianburg, Virginia.
    In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami finger puppet of Yoda. If that weren’t strange enough, the puppet is uncannily wise and prescient. Origami Yoda predicts the date of a pop quiz, guesses who stole the classroom Shakespeare bust, and saves a classmate from popularity-crushing embarrassment with some well-timed advice. Dwight’s classmate Tommy wonders how Yoda can be so smart when Dwight himself is so clueless. With contributions from his puzzled classmates, he assembles the case file that forms this novel.

    F&P Level: T
    F&P Genre: RF

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    ISBN 9780810984257
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / General
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 141
    Publisher Date 2010-03-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Harry N Abrams Inc
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.6 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Origami Yoda
    Series Volume Number 1
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Angleberger, Tom
    Country of Origin United States

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