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Angleberger, Tom

Overview
Works: 47 works in 118 publications in 3 languages and 24,387 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humor  History  Children's audiobooks  Humorous fiction  Young adult works  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.A585, FIC
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Publications about Tom Angleberger
Publications by Tom Angleberger
Most widely held works by Tom Angleberger
The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,863 libraries worldwide
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
Darth Paper strikes back : an Origami Yoda book by Tom Angleberger( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,208 libraries worldwide
"Not such a long time ago, in a middle school not so far, far away ... something amazing happened. A weird kid named Dwight made an origami finger puppet of Yoda that gave great advice. Most of the sixth graders were convinced he was using the Force. But now, a year later, its' a dark time at McQuarrie Middle School. Dwight has been suspended and mya be expelled, which means no more origami Yoda. Even worse, Darth Paper, a puppet created by Dwight's nemesis, Harvey, has taken Yoda's place. He spews insults an devil and just may have been responsible for getting Dwight kicked out. Now the kids of McQuarrie are trying to build a case for keeping Dwight at their school. This is their case file
The secret of the Fortune Wookiee : an Origami Yoda book by Tom Angleberger( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
McQuarrie Middle School's students miss Origami Yoda when Dwight leaves for Tippett Academy, but he sends Sara a paper Fortune Wookiee that seems to give advice just as good as Yoda's--even if, in the hands of girls, it seems preoccupied with romance
The surprise attack of Jabba the Puppett : an Origami Yoda book by Tom Angleberger( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,620 libraries worldwide
"Dark times have fallen on McQuarrie Middle School. Dwight is back--and not a moment too soon--as Kellen, Sara, and the gang face a new Menace: the FunTime Educational Program. FunTime is supposed to raise students' standardized test scores. Instead, it's driving everyone crazy. The students turn to Origami Yoda for help"--
Princess Labelmaker to the rescue! : an Origami Yoda book by Tom Angleberger( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
To defeat the Dark Standardized Testing Forces the anti-FunTime Menace gang of McQuarrie Middle School are going to need an even bigger, even more surprising ally: Principal Rabbski. But with great forces -- aka the school board -- pushing her from above, will the gang's former enemy don a finger puppet and join the Rebellion -- or will her transformation to Empress Rabbski, Dark Lord of the Sith, be complete?
Emperor Pickletine rides the bus : an origami Yoda book by Tom Angleberger( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,358 libraries worldwide
The seventh graders of McQuarrie Middle School and their Star Wars-inspired Origami finger puppets go on a field trip to Washington, D.C., on what proves to be a very long trip full of shifting alliances, betrayals, carsickness, and sugar rushes
Crankee Doodle by Tom Angleberger( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
A pony tries to convince his cranky owner to take a ride into town. Includes notes about the song, "Yankee Doodle."
Fake mustache : or, how Jodie O'Rodeo and her wonder horse (and some nerdy guy) saved the U.S. Presidential election from a mad genius criminal mastermind by Tom Angleberger( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president
Other worlds by Jon/ Ruth, Greg (ILT)/ Riordan, Rick/ Angleberger, Tom/ Machale, D. J Scieszka( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
An anthology of original science fiction and fantasy stories
Horton Halfpott, or, The fiendish mystery of Smugwick Manor, or, The loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's corset by Tom Angleberger( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
Horton, an upstanding kitchen boy in a castle in nineteenth-century England, becomes embroiled in a mystery surrounding a series of thefts, which is also connected to the pursuit of a very eligible and wealthy young lady's affections
ART2-D2's guide to folding and doodling by Tom Angleberger( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
A collection of crafts and activities featuring Dwight and the other kids at Ralph McQuarrie Middle School and characters from the "Star Wars" motion picture series
Beware the power of the dark side! : an original retelling of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi by Tom Angleberger( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
Presents a retelling of the third Star Wars movie, featuring Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia as they battle the Empire. The evil Empire is constructing a second Death Star to crush the Rebel Alliance. But Luke Skywalker has other plans-- to destroy the Empire and stop the Emperor once and for all. Yet there is one thing standing in his way ... his father
Poop fountain! by Tom Angleberger( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Three friends spend Christmas day breaking into the town of Crickenburg's antiquated sewage treatment plant in order to witness with their own eyes the soon-to-be-replaced "poop fountain."
McToad mows Tiny Island : a transportation tale by Tom Angleberger( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Every Thursday, as a break from mowing Big Island, McToad and his tractor make their way to Tiny Island, using various modes of transportation and types of machinery to get there and back
The Rat with the Human Face by Tom Angleberger( Book )
5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
While searching for the Rat with the Human Face, friendships fray as club members Dave and Lyle compete for Marilla
The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
A journalist and fiction author, Tom Angleberger has a knack for capturing the lives of today's youth. In The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, socially awkward Dwight shows up to school one morning waving a green finger puppet. Strange enough, but then Dwight starts talking in a funny voice and doling out advice. Is it the puppet, or is it Dwight? And will paper Yoda be able to help Dwight convince the girl of his dreams to go to the big dance with him?"Angleberger's rendering of such a middle-grade cult obsession is not only spot-on but also reveals a few resonant surprises hidden in the folds."--Booklist
The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
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
Fake mustache or, how Jodie O'Rodeo and her wonder horse (and some nerdy kid) saved the U.S. Presidential election from a mad genius criminal mastermind by Tom Angleberger( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president
Darth Paper strikes back an Origami Yoda book by Tom Angleberger( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Harvey, upset when his Darth Paper finger puppet brings humiliation, gets Dwight suspended, but Origami Yoda asks Tommy and Kellan, now in seventh grade, to make a new casefile to persuade the School Board to reinstate Dwight
Rocket and Groot : stranded on planet strip mall! by Tom Angleberger( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Stranded on a planet filled with dry cleaners, nail salons, and chain restaurants, Rocket and Groot face killer robots bent on customer service and raccoon-eating toilets
 
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English (66)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
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