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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Kenton County.

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Covington Branch J ANGLE T (Text) 33126015865714 JFiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780810984257 (hc)
  • ISBN: 0810984253 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 141 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, c2010.

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Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
009-012.
Subject: Yoda (Fictitious character : Lucas) > Fiction.
Finger puppets > Fiction.
Origami > Fiction.
Eccentrics and eccentricities > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Middle schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2010 May

    Gr 3–6—For Tommy, the only question is whether or not Origami Yoda is real. Of course he's real as a small puppet on Dwight's finger. But does the oracle possess magic power? In order to find out, he decides to compile scientific evidence from the experiences of those who asked Origami Yoda for help. His friend Harvey is invited to comment on each story because he thinks Yoda is nothing but a "green paper wad." Tommy also comments because he's supposedly trying to solve the puzzle. In actuality, the story is about boys and girls in sixth grade trying to figure out how being social works. In fact, Tommy says, "…it's about this really cool girl, Sara, and whether or not I should risk making a fool of myself for her." The situations that Yoda has a hand in are pretty authentic, and the setting is broad enough to be any school. The plot is age-old but with the twist of being presented on crumpled pages with cartoon sketches, supposed hand printing, and varying typefaces. Kids should love it.—Sheila Fiscus, Our Lady of Peace School, Erie, PA

    [Page 105]. Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.

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