Posted by: montclairlibrary | October 6, 2012

Use the Force

Star Wars Reads DayOctober 6th is Star Wars Reads Day, a national event organized by Lucasfilm and its publishing partners to celebrate reading. You can download an activity kit featuring recipes, crafts and puzzles from some Star Wars books. Check the Star Wars Reads website for events in your area, or stop by the Montclair Library to check out one of the many Star Wars books available, from easy readers to graphic novels. For example:

Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures by Michael David Thomas (Children’s Graphic Novels, J 741.5 STAR)

Star Wars: A Pop-up Guide to the Galaxy by Matthew Reinhart (J 791.4375 STAR) – This one’s for in-library use only, but worth it!

Star Wars Character Encyclopedia by Simon Beecroft (J 791.4375 BEECROFT)

The Star Wars Craft Book by Bonnie Burton (J 745.5 BURTON)

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger (J FIC ANGLEBERG)

Star Wars: Dark Force Rising by Mike Baron (YA 741.5 BARON)

Classic Star Wars. Han Solo at Stars’ End by Archie Goodwin and Alfredo Alcala (YA 741.5 GOODWIN)

Star Wars: Allegiance by Timothy Zahn (Paperbacks SF ZAHN)

The Science of Star Wars by Jeanne Cavelos (500.5 CAVELOS)

Size Matters Not: The Extraordinary Life and Career of Warwick Davis by Warwick Davis (Adult New Books 792.02809 DAVIS) – An autobiography by the man who played Wicket, the lead Ewok in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

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