Darth Paper Strikes Back (Origami Yoda #2)
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The hilarious, clever, and much-anticipatedfollow-up to the breakout hit, "The Strange Case ofOrigami Yoda!"
It is a dark time at Ralph McQuarrie Middle School. After suffering several Origami Yoda related humiliations, Harvey manages to get Dwight suspended from school for being a troublemaker. Origami Yoda pleads with Tommy and Kellen to save Dwight by making a new case file one that will show how Dwight s presence benefits McQuarrie. With the help of their friends, Tommy and Kellen record cases such as Origami Yoda and the Pre-eaten Wiener, Origami Yoda and the Exploding Pizza Bagels, and Origami Yoda and "Wonderland: The Musical." But Harvey and his Darth Paper puppet have a secret plan that could make Dwight s suspension permanent . . .
This is the second case file in the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series, written by Tom Angleberger, author of "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side"," "showcasing his proven knack for authentically capturing the intrigues, fads, and dramas of middle school in a satisfying tale of friendship and just resistance to authority ("Kirkus Reviews," starred review).
Praise for "Darth PaperStrikes Back"STARREDREIVEW Angleberger s just-as-funny follow-up to "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda"delves deeper into the mystery of the helpful paper Yoda in a satisfying tale of friendship and just resistance to authority.Pitch-perfect middle-school milieu and enough Star Wars references (and laughs) to satisfy fans and win new ones. "Kirkus Reviews, "starred review In this imaginative sequel author Tom Angleberger has his finger puppet squarely on the erratic pulse of middle-school life, with its shifting allegiances, squeals, moans and misgivings. "Washington Post" As with this story s predecessor, the well-observed middle-school dynamics (and Angleberger s sharp sense of humor) are greatly amplified by the book's design, which includes faux wrinkled pages, abundant doodles, and other scrawled marginalia. It's a natural step up from the Wimpy Kid series, with more text and narrative complexity, but just as much on-target humor and all-around fun. "Publishers Weekly" This book is honest, funny, and immensely entertaining. The illustrations and design will engage readers. Based on the positive reception "Origami Yoda" has received, kids will be clamoring for this sequel. They won t be disappointed. "School Library Journal" The Force is with Tom Angleberger in this sequel to his funny and clever novel/comics hybrid, "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda. "A sequel to equal the funny and clever novel/comics debut of the Origami Yoda, as Dwight s friends try to save him from reform school. "Shelf Awareness"
With the same deft touch that made "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda" a pleasure, Angleberger takes readers through the ups and downs of adolescence. "Portland Book Review " "Darth Paper" offers further proof that Angleberger really understands middle-schoolers and the daily dramas that engulf them, while still finding the humor inherent in their situations. "Scripps News""
script or whatever. And there’s no way you can concentrate on remembering the words when your nose is on fire from a terrible smell. Everybody was always trying to sit away from her, and it was getting REAL obvious. My friend Amy, who was Tweedledum, and I whispered to each other about it. But some of the other girls started saying stuff that I was afraid Lisa would overhear. And Haley, who was Alice, actually talked to our drama club teacher, Mrs. Hardaway, but she said we needed to accept
Washington and run to the library and check out all the books about him. But then Origami Yoda would come up with a solution—like telling me that you can download Booker T. Washington’s autobiography for free. Origami Yoda and Darth Paper spent the whole first month battling each other like that. Then all of a sudden things got bad so fast, we could barely even figure out what was going on. It started when Jen came over to our lunch table to ask Origami Yoda a question. Jen is one of the
“Seriously, Harvey, what does it really say?” “That’s what it really says! Look!” He handed me the letter. He started doing a little dance. “And you all thought I was being a jerk. But I was right the whole time!” “Maybe, but you were also a jerk the whole time,” said Sara. Me and Kellen and everybody were all trying to read the letter at once. Here is the whole thing: * * * Dear Everybody, especially Harvey, Harvey is right about Origami Yoda. It is just paper. A really nice
Arnst, who shared the journey. The mysterious Van Jahnke. Jay Asher, who gave me a great idea for another case file … And my constant collaborator, Cece Bell! ABOUT THE AUTHOR Tom Angleberger is the author of The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, Horton Halfpott, and other books for kids. He has been a fan of Star Wars and origami for a long, long time and loves making origami Star Wars characters. Pictures of some of his foldings—along with a bunch of really awesome ones sent in by
then I thought maybe I didn’t need George Lucas after all. I go to school with Origami Yoda. If anybody knows, he would!!! So I asked him. ME: Where are you from? And I don’t mean Dagobah. I mean, where are you originally from? ANNOYING 7TH-GRADER NAMED HARVEY: Aha! The truth! The truth at last! Origami Yoda himself admits he’s just a piece of paper. KELLEN’S FRIEND TOMMY: Yeah, but for the first time, you’ve acknowledged his existence. You just said, “Origami Yoda himself admits.”