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Featured books by Tom Angleberger

Crankee Doodle

By: Tom Angleberger
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

This unapologetically goofy picture book reveals that the legendary ride to town (and the whole macaroni thing) was all suggested by Mr. Doodle’s overeager pony. A historical note ends this colorful, comical take on a nonsensical old song.

Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book

By: Tom Angleberger
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

When his nemesis makes an origami Darth Vader, chaos ensues. Dwight gets kicked out of school and sent to a school for bad broods! Humor abounds in this silly but satisfying saga that combines parody of popular figures with comedy.

Fake Mustache

By: Tom Angleberger
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Things aren't always as they seem which propels Lenny Flem, Jr. into action. Join Lenny and Jody O'Rodeo as they thwart the dastardly plans of the hypnotic Fako Mustacho. Readers will recognize pop culture icons in this nefariously funny adventure.

Horton Halfpott

By: Tom Angleberger
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Horton Halfpott is the underappreciated but rule-abiding kitchen boy for the Luggertucks of Smugwick Manor. Everything changes — literally and figuratively — when Lady Luggertuck's corset is loosened to unleash a series of farcical, laugh-out-loud adventures.

Stonewall Hinkleman and the Battle of Bull Run

By: Tom Angleberger
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Stonewall Hinkleman's parents are Civil War buffs who reenact its battles, insisting that Stonewall (named for Stonewall Jackson, of course) accompany them. When Stonewall Hinkleman finds has traveled back in time to a real battle, he must work to save history!

The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee: An Origami Yoda Book

By: Tom Angleberger
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

With Dwight away, things are changing at McQuarrie Middle School especially when the Fortune Wookiee (what was once known as a "cootie catcher") appears on the scene to answer the girls' questions. This 3rd installment in the Origami Yoda series is sure to please.

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

By: Tom Angleberger
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Can the advice of a paper finger puppet of Yoda on weird Dwight's hand provide the advice needed by Tommy and other 6th graders? Tommy makes his case in this fast, funny, and first of the Origami Yoda books.

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