Celebrate Star Wars Reads!

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Can you believe it’s been 40 years since Star Wars first made the jump into theaters? Since then it's been taking the world by force, igniting the imaginations of fans of all ages.

Every October, we celebrate this bounty of books with a special holiday—Star Wars Reads. Over the years, books have become a great way to expand on the stories set in the Star Wars galaxy.

Looking for a book to pique the interest of your young Star Wars fan? Try these fun Star Wars Reads!

Darth Vader and Friends, Jeffrey Brown

This short and humorous volume of comic panels features all your favorite Star Wars characters, in ways you've never seen them. Chewie eating pizza? Trick-or-treating at Jabba's Palace? It's all here in Jeffrey Brown's awesome cartoon book series.

Star Wars Jedi Academy, Jeffrey Brown

Told through a series of documents and Roan's comics and journals, this is the first in the hilarious middle-school comic/novel hybrid Jedi Academy series, set in a galaxy far, far away. Roan is upset when he's mysteriously denied admittance to Pilot School—but then he's invited to attend Jedi Academy to learn from Master Yoda himself.

The Strange Case of Origami YodaTom Angleberger

Set in a galaxy that may be familiar to readers: middle school. As sixth-graders go, Dwight is pretty clueless. So when his new Origami Yoda finger puppet begins dispensing all kinds of wisdom, his classmate Tommy starts to wonder—is Origami Yoda for real? One thing's for sure: Tommy's going to get to the bottom of this mystery. Presented as Tommy's case file, this entertaining book is sure to please school-aged Star Wars fans.

Star Wars: Galactic Maps, Emil Fortune (Illustrated by Tim McDonagh)

This collection of illustrated maps has something for every Star Wars lover. Presented as uncovered documents from the Graf Archive on the moon Orchis 2, this atlas features impressively detailed illustrations of the Star Wars galaxy's most notable planets, from the forest moon Endor to the volcanic lava world Mustafar. Fans of all ages will delight in spending hours poring over the small detailed and abundant information in this gorgeous oversized collection.