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BOOK REVIEW

BB-8 ON THE RUN by Drew Daywalt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Young Padawans will be over Endor to get a bit of background on the endearing BB-8, but the story's unlikely to reach beyond that admittedly huge audience. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Everyone's favorite Force Awakens droid gets his own picture-book prequel, and he does a slew of good deeds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PRINCESS, THE SCOUNDREL, AND THE FARM BOY by Alexandra Bracken
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"A competent novelization of a beloved story. (Science fantasy. 8-12)"
Bracken launches this retelling with the first of the original Star Wars trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOIN THE RESISTANCE by Ben Acker
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"An incomplete character arc makes this outing less than satisfying. (Science fiction. 10-12)"
Mattis Banz dreams of one day joining the Resistance to defeat the First Order, a looming post-Empire threat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEWARE THE POWER OF THE DARK SIDE! by Tom Angleberger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"As intended, a great way to prepare for Disney's new Star Wars film. (Science fantasy. 8-12)"
Angleberger, of Origami Yoda fame, follows Alexandra Bracken (The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farmboy, 2015) and Adam Gidwitz (So You Want to Be a Jedi, 2015) to close out the trilogy of novels retelling the three original Star Wars films.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AHSOKA by E.K. Johnston
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A great treat for young—and not-so-young—Star Wars fans that provides a thrilling back story for a compelling character. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Ahsoka Tano is a Jedi on the run. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SO YOU WANT TO BE A JEDI? by Adam Gidwitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"An enthusiastic, mostly successful experiment to make old new again. (Science fantasy. 8-12)"
Gidwitz turns to second-person narration in his retelling of The Empire Strikes Back.Read full book review >