Friday, December 15, 2017

Ready to Go Book Display: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Welcome to our series, "Ready to Go! Book Display." Once a month we'll highlight the latest or greatest for every age group that you can promote within your library or order for your collection. In honor of today's Star Wars: The Last Jedi release here are new Star Wars books.

Recommendations for Adults:

Star Wars: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn (Apr 2017)
Traces the origins of Thrawn, one of the most ruthless warriors in the Galactic Empire, and the events behind his rise in the Imperial ranks.

Stormtroopers: Beyond the Armor by Ryder Windham & Adam Bray (Oct 2017)
The authors trace the evolution of stormtroopers from their creation and design in the original Star Wars trilogy to their many iterations in later films, cartoons, comics, novels, and merchandising.

Phasma by Delilah S. Dawson (Sep 2017)
Captain Phasma, one of the most merciless officers of the First Order, is in danger of having her mysterious origins exposed by an adversary who is determined to reveal Phasma's zealously guarded secrets.

The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi by Phil Szostak (Dec 2017)
In a book featuring concept art and costume sketches, storyboards, and blueprints, fans will take a deep dive into the development of the fantastic worlds, characters, and creatures of The Last Jedi.

The Star Wars Cookbook: BB-Ate: Awaken to the Force of Breakfast and Brunch by Lara Starr (Jan 2018)

 Fuel up with Hans Soloatmeal, battle hunger with Admiral Ackbars, and so much more! These easy-to-make recipes feature characters and scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well as Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Recommendations for Teens:

Star Wars: Han Solo by Marjorie Liu (Jan 2017)

In this graphic novel, Han is given a top-secret undercover mission for the Rebellion: rescuing several informants and spies.

Star Wars Super Graphic by Tim Leong (Jul 2017)
Graphic design guru Tim Leong presents Star Wars trivia in an all-new way -- through playful pie charts, bar graphs, and other data-driven infographics.

99 Stormtroopers Join the Empire by Greg Stones (Jul 2017)
Ninety-nine Stormtroopers join the Empire, and then their troubles begin. One takes a lunch break in the carbon freezing chamber. Two underestimate a princess. One picks the wrong time to ask for a promotion.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Cobalt Squadron by Elizabeth Wein (Dec 2017)

Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity, Rose Under Fire) journeys to a galaxy far, far away to bring readers the harrowing story of the courageous bomber pilots and technicians of Cobalt Squadron. 

Recommendations for Kids:

Star Wars: Lightsaber Battles by Lauren Nesworthy (Jan 2018)

Find out everything you need to know about the coolest weapon in the galaxy.

Star Wars Made Easy by Christian Blauvelt (Sept 2017)
A guide to the Star Wars universe shares character profiles, plot breakdowns, and trivia.

Star Wars Coding Projects by Jon Woodcock (Oct 2017)
A step-by-step visual guide to coding fun projects in Scratch and shows you everything you need to know to create cool computer projects, animations, and games.

Star Wars Obi-123 by Calliope Glass & Caitlin Kennedy (Feb 2017)

Count Dooku, droids, and other favorite Star Wars characters invite the littlest Padawans to practice early counting and number recognition skills. Also check out Star Wars ABC-3PO.

Chewie and the Porgs by Kevin Shinick (Dec 2017)

A lovable tale of Chewbacca the Wookiee and the pesky porgs or Ahch-To island.

BB-8 On the Run by Drew Daywalt (Sep 2017)

After BB-8 is separated from Poe, his master, he travels through the desert planet of Jakku to find the secret map to the Resistance and encounters several strangers who need his help.

When the parents of Milo and Lina Graf are abducted by agents of the evil Empire while the family is out on a mission mapping the unknown systems of Wild Space, the children must undertake a perilous journey to rescue them.

The definitive guide to The Last Jedi, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, locations, and technology from the new film.

Look inside the inner workings of 13 key vehicles from The Last Jedi.

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