Planting a garden in a keyboard. Best office prank idea, especially if the co-worker goes on vacation for a week or so. I would use a keyboard that looks like theirs though. That way you don't get into trouble for destroying someone's property.
Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies. This project is so simple, and you can do it with any novel. This example is for Where the Red Fern Grows. This could be modified for use with Golden Sowers - summarize each book, etc.
Depth and Complexity Literary Lapbooks! An interactive and exciting way to have your students respond critically to any novel. Also students can create this as their culminating project at the end of their ISU or group novel studies.