The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
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.
Dork Diaries by Rachel Rene Russell
Nikki’s diary describes a frightful Halloween, on which she helps with her sister’s ballet class party at the same time she is Brandon’s date for their middle school Halloween dance, where she has promised to spend the evening with her two best friends.
Babymouse by Jennifer Holm
An imaginative mouse dreams of being queen of the world, but will settle for an invitation to the most popular girl’s slumber party.
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce
Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.