It’s Star Wars Day, and CA Library has plenty of books, eBooks and audiobooks from the Star Wars canon to explore a galaxy far, far away!
Click here to search the CA Library Catalog for all things Star Wars — here are come of the highlights:
Star Wars, The High Republic: Into The Dark by Claudia Gray — Long before the First Order, before the Empire, before even The Phantom Menace…Jedi lit the way for the galaxy in The High Republic. Padawan Reath Silas is being sent from the cosmopolitan galactic capital of Coruscant to the undeveloped frontier—and he couldn’t be less happy about it. But when the ship he’s traveling on is knocked out of hyperspace in a galactic-wide disaster, Reath finds himself at the center of the action. “Perfect for even casual fans, this novel is action-packed with adventure and mystery” (School Library Journal). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook
Queen’s Shadow by E.K. Johnston — When Padmé Naberrie, “Queen Amidala” of Naboo, steps down from her position, she is asked by the newly-elected queen to become Naboo’s representative in the Galactic Senate. Padmé is unsure about taking on the new role, but cannot turn down the request to serve her people. Together with her most loyal handmaidens, Padmé must figure out how to navigate the treacherous waters of politics and forge a new identity beyond the queen’s shadow. Get the Audiobook
Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston — When fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace. To keep her safe and secure, she’ll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her particular talents, but it will be up to Padmé to unite them as a group. When Naboo is invaded by forces of the Trade Federation, Queen Amidala and her handmaidens will face the greatest test–of themselves, and of each other. Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook
Star Wars: Ahsoka by E. K. Johnston — A tale spanning former Jedi apprentice Ahsoka’s story between The Clone Wars and Rebels finds her struggling to find her place after the devastating events of Order 66, describing how her resolve to fight the Empire leads her to Bail Organa and the Rebel Alliance. Get the eBook
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker by Rae Carson — The epic final chapter of the Skywalker saga with the official novelization of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, including expanded scenes and additional content not seen in theaters! The Resistance has been reborn. But although Rey and her fellow heroes are back in the fight, the war against the First Order, now led by Supreme Leader Kylo Ren, is far from over.
Star Wars, Galaxy’s Edge: A Crash Of Fate by Zoraida Cordova — A novel filled with action and adventure set in the world of Galaxy’s Edge, the Star Wars-themed land at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Izzy and Jules were childhood friends, climbing the spires of Batuu, inventing silly games, and dreaming of adventures they would share one day. Then, Izzy’s family left abruptly, without even a chance to say goodbye. Izzy’s life became one of constant motion, traveling from one world to the next, until her parents were killed and she became a low-level smuggler to make ends meet.
Star Wars: Lost Stars (Book 1) by Claudia Gray, graphic adaptation by Yusaku Komiyama — Sharing a love of ships and an admiration for the Empire, childhood friends Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree enroll in the Imperial Academy in the hopes of realizing their dream of joining the fleet. The more they learn, however, the more their loyalties—to the Empire and to each other—are put to the test.
Phasma (Journey To Star Wars) by Delilah S. Dawson — One of the most cunning and merciless officers of the First Order, Captain Phasma commands the favor of her superiors, the respect of her peers, and the terror of her enemies. But for all her renown, Phasma remains as virtually unknown as the impassive expression on her gleaming chrome helmet. Now, an adversary is bent on unearthing her mysterious origins—and exposing a secret she guards as zealously and ruthlessly as she serves her masters.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Alexander Freed — Go beyond the film with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material! As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A weapon too terrifying to contemplate . . . and a threat that may be too great to overcome. Get the Audiobook
Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know — DK’s best-selling title Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know has now been updated and expanded with all-new weird and wonderful data, strange-but-true facts and cool “Did you know?” Q&As, featuring material from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars Rebels, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.