Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Star Wars Reads Day

Lucasfilm and their publishing partners teamed up to celebrate both reading and Star Wars by creating National Star Wars Reads Day.  This year it falls on Saturday, October 6th.  Fans will be letting their inner Jedi or possibly Sith out to play at libraries and bookstores across the country.  The Flowing Wells Branch Library is an official site which means they have planned all sorts of fun things to do.  There will be games and origami crafts, some of which were inspired by The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger.  And what would a Star Wars event be without Stormtroopers and Jedi?  Which means there will be a costume contest as well.

Even if you won't be joining us you can still get into the fun by reading Star Wars books.  That's what inspired this event in the first place.  Here are some of our favorite picks.

Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown.  What if Darth Vader was a dad like any other?  This hilarious comic style book takes a look at the trials and joys of parenting with the added challenge of the force. 

The Star Wars Craft Book by Bonnie Burton.  Learn how to make Chewbacca Sock Puppets,  Jabba the Hutt Body Pillows, or Wookie Bird Houses.

Specter of the Past by Timothy Zahn.  Grand Admiral Thrawn, one of the most cunning and ruthless warlords in history, tries to reestablish the Empire. 

May the force be with you.

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