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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The main character,Tommy, looks like a shy but vague-talking boy.

Want to Read saving…. Aware that no paper that can be folded into origami would be permitted on the bus, Dwight brings a bag of Rmperor Roll-Ups that he can mold into a passable and edible Yoda likeness.

It never ceases to amaze me how clever Tom Angleberger is. His creepy ridess 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. They all care about each other which is what us humans do pickletinf life. Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus: But how could this book end up a fantasy?

Well this book still leaves that completely random event still floating out there, because there is no reference to it, in fact I don’t think the boy is even in this story.

That got people in some trouble. The setting is mostly on the bus. Making things out of food. Well, as a much-needed worksheet is virtually gone darn those pesky eemperor airplanes the ghost of Origami Yoda supplies the way to save the day. This installment revolves around the field trip to Washington D.

I would rate this book a 4 out fhe 5 because they didn’t include anything different except the story. One student calls another a “butt.


So many situations like this come up pickletihe these stories which is part of what I like about them. It’s a long, frustrating day full of bus-seating drama, overbearing teachers, and heartbreak — and some romantic sparks. Tommy, the main character, looks like a boy with short hair since his mom forces him to have haircuts.

Trouble starts even pickletihe they leave school, when Principal Rabbski decrees that the field trip be an “origami-free zone. Talk to your kids about In book 6, the 7th graders at McQuarrie Middle finally get to go on their field trip to Washington D.

He lives in Christianburg, Virginia.

Fun and FULL of laugh out loud moments just ask my husband who got pretty annoyed being in the same room with thee wh I loved the first 4 books, but was disappointed by book 5, which made me nervous about the final installment in the series. But there are problems aplenty since their principal has banned all ori Although the last book in this appealing series takes plenty of unexpected twists, turns, and detours, it ends eperor a satisfying note–and for those of us who abhor the overemphasis on high stakes testing, there’s even a tiny bit about the tests those seventh graders have been battling all year long.

The main characters are thr group of middle sc The conclusion or is it?! The genre of the book is realistic fiction. May 13, Xavier Ocampo rated it really liked it. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Aug 30, Catherine rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book was fun because they got what they wanted.

Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus by Tom Angleberger

Tommy is especially thoughtful and compassionate. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The setting of this book is during school hours and ridex the bus and Washington because they cant do anything. I thought this was a great wrap up?


Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Tom Angleberger Humor On the bus during snack time, every one is sooooooo bored.

Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus

Luckily “healthy” lunch boxes save the day. Although I will miss these characters and these case study reports, all contributions from different members of the faction, this book provides a fine conclusion to a delightful ride.

The kids aren’t the only ones up to mischief ghe the principal and teachers engage in a bit of surprising subterfuge as well. The principal technically banned paper because she did not trust them at it.

Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus: Origami Yoda Book 6

In the end, though, the gang realizes they have to rely on themselves to figure out life’s mysteries This time, the kids find themselves squabbling and sorting out hurt feelings. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Seventh grade is over, but does that mean Origami Yoda’s adventures are over, too?

Be the first to review this title. Alliances form on the bus since Principal Rabbski has the kids team up as Bus Buddies. Actually an actor named Ian McDiarmid, who in real life is a Shakespearean actor and very humble when approached by Star Warsies, so he’s n Emperor Palpatine of Return of the Jedi fame has always been the scariest villain of the SW franchise.

View all 7 comments. Some resort to some unique solutions that lead to the usual hilarity and zany situations. Their joy evaporates, however, when Principal Rabbski bans pickleine on the long trip.