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Strange Case of Origami Yoda, The

Strange Case of Origami Yoda, The

Series: Origami Yoda (Book #1)
by Tom Angleberger

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.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Lexile Measure
760L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
T
Number of Pages
176
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Diaries and Journals

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