Featured Author: Tom Angleberger

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Welcome Best Selling Author Tom Angleberger


More than three decades after being created by Pizza Hut, the now iconic BOOK IT! Program is kicking off its 35th year by introducing its newest author partner, Tom Angleberger, author of the New York Times bestselling Origami Yoda series.
As the author partner, Tom will work with BOOK IT! to continue encouraging students across classrooms nationwide to find the joy in reading. Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, BOOK IT! will feature his renowned Origami Yoda series – which includes popular books The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, Darth Paper Strikes Back and The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee – across all BOOK IT! classrooms, teacher materials and website creative.
In addition to Origami Yoda, Tom is well known for his Qwikpick Papers series, Horton Halfpott, Fake Mustache and more. Before becoming an award-winning author, Tom worked as a: newspaper reporter and columnist, juggler, weed boy, lawn mower part assembler, biology research assistant (bug larvae and plant diseases). He’d like you to know that his last name is Angleberger, not Anglebooger. He is married to author and illustrator Cece Bell and lives in Virginia.

We are excited to kick off this partnership with an exclusive video message from Tom!

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