Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus. The final Origami Yoda case file from the kids at McQuarrie Middle School! After successfully fighting to save their field trip in. Field-trip mayhem in smart, satisfying end to clever series. Read Common Sense Media’s Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus: Origami Yoda. The seventh-graders of McQuarrie Middle School and their Star Wars-inspired origami finger puppets go on a field trip to Washington, D.C.

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Great ending to a fabulous series. Sep 26, Edward Creter rated it liked it Shelves: Romances are pursued and ended, and new alliances are formed.

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The creative presentation of this series, with fully illustrated pages representing a real collaborative project, is sure to inspire similar group efforts — and plenty of paper-folding. The conflict is person versus person because Tommy is trying to make the best of it while Harvey keeps making things worse rldes Harvey ruining everything Tommy dose.

Although I will miss these characters and these case study reports, all contributions from different members of the faction, this book provides picklstine fine conclusion to a delightful ride. More to the point. Other books in this series. Column 4 Our impact report: I also liked the name of the museum airplane that plays a part in this book, the Bell X-1, surely an homage to the author’s Newbery Honor-winning wife, Cece Bell.

I especially appreciated the twist emperror Harvey and his reasons for his contrary attitude, which legitimately surprised me.

The kids wanted to bring origami but the principle bans it on the bus so the kids make a case file talking about how bad it was. The main characters are a group of middle schoolers who find themselves at the mercy of some seriously-not-fun adults who pickletinr to change their school to make it more “educational” and way less “fun!


His creepy manipulation of Darth Vader and his lightning torture of Luke Skywalker have given me nightmares for years, yet this book, the final in the Origami Yoda series for kids, made it more “palpable” to laugh at the greatest villain in sci-fi history. I don’t feel it’s a spoiler to say that, just read the ending and you can’t disagree. Fortunately, Dwight thought up a way to bring Origami Yoda, at least in spirit.

Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus

There aren’t any reviews yet. The palpating Palpatine puppet say THAT 10 times fast who needs dominion over all earth, not to mention the defeat of this They all care about each other which is what us humans do in life.

So Empsror was both relieved ekperor touched by the entirely satisfying ending. Instead of being hostile towards others to get revenge or even out things, he respectively forgives those who have caused trouble.

Since the story is told on many perspectives I be telling the perspective of Tommy. Jun 22, Christine S rated it it was amazing Shelves: Overall, from the great plot twists and the caring set of characters who feel like actual real people, this book is a book that I would recommend to everyone that just wants to read something that is both fun and funny.

Families can talk about Tommy’s point that Harvey isn’t a bad kid, he just doesn’t know how to get along with people. All of the series readers’ favorite characters are here, seventh graders, origami figures and adults too, and, as might be expected, there is much drama over seat mates, lunches, which bus to ride, and even bathroom issues.

And is that love in the air? In desperation–because, after all, how can the middle graders possibly ride out of town without guidance from their paper mentor–they resort to creating orgami figures from fruit, and, in Harvey’s case, from a wrinkled pickle.


Kids say No reviews yet Add your rating. I was surprised when the thing happen to Tommy. Books by Tom Angleberger. Want personalized picks that fit your family? Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. I really enjoyed how everything turned out. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Dec 19, Scott rated it really liked it. Bonus in the AudioBook – the “Dwight” chapter towards the end of the book is voiced by none other than the author Tom Angleberger himself.

Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus brings all the kids back together this emperpr last time or is it? Harvey smuggles a new origami creation onboard, a dark-robed, pickle-faced guy he calls Emperor Pickletine, and immediately starts bothering the others with the mini emperor’s negative attitude when the chaperones’ backs are turned.

The best part, is when they go to the Air and Space museum at the Smithsonian. Romance is very much on the tweens’ minds.

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But who is keeping the biggest secret of all? Thank you, Tom Angleberger. Maybe the Sour Side won’t win out after all …. It may be weird, but it sure is real. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Is Origami Yoda real? May 13, Xavier Ocampo rated it really liked it. Emperor Palpatine of Return of the Jedi fame has always been the scariest villain of the SW franchise. May 07, Josiah rated it it was ok.

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