Saturday, October 6, 2012

Star Wars Reads Day

Today is Star Wars Reads Day!  We are huge fans here at the blog & hope you will take advantage of the 488 items that are available in our catalog (using a keyword search) to celebrate all things Star Wars today!  We've got you covered in a plethora of formats (eBooks & eAudio; books on CD; graphic novels & print;  DVDs if you don't feel like reading), for ages ranging from J Easy books to novels for grownups.  Here are some mostly new & definitely noteworthy items that might be of interest to Star Wars fans, young & old (because, as NPR has noted, a whole new generation is getting in on the action)...

For kids:

LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia written by Hannah Dolan et al.

 Star Wars: The Secret Life of Droids written by Jason Fry

The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force text and annotations written by Daniel Wallace

The Star Wars Crafts Book by Bonnie Burton

The Star Wars Cook Book: Wookiee Cookies and Other Galactic Recipes by Robin Davis

For teens:

 Star Wars: The Old Republic - The Lost Suns by Alexander Freed et al.

For the mature fan (because do we really feel grown-up about Star Wars?):

Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown

Star Wars Millennium Falcon: Modified YT-1300 Corellian Freighter - Owner's Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham

Star Wars, Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse by Troy Denning

Staff also recommend the New Jedi Order series & Star Wars books by Karen Traviss.


Star Wars Universe (an ABC Library LibGuide)

The Darth Vader Balloon at the Balloon Fiesta! With stormtroopers!

Stars Wars Reads Day on Activity kits!  Find an event near you!

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