The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Tom Angleberger

“It’s a mystery with a lot of Star Wars jokes and funny pictures. And at the end of each book, it shows you how to make a different Star Wars character.”

—Jon Skovron and Sons


Here’s what some readers like you had to say:


“Absolutely hilarious. Part Wimpy Kid, part Star Wars. I can’t recommend it enough.”


“Mr. Angleberger captures the awkwardness of middle school, those zany times when you are humiliated beyond repair. Out of this, he somehow reminds the reader that everyone has their day. The Origami Yoda is just part of the weirdness that makes surviving middle school an option.”


“Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda.”


“It’s about a kid who makes a Yoda finger puppet out of paper. The kid seems completely clueless, but Origami Yoda is totally Jedi-wise. Some kids believe in Origami Yoda. Some think he’s just a piece of paper. One kid, Tommy, decides to find out the truth…”

Page Count 145
Part of a Series? Yes
Age Level 8 — up

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