Chapter book and graphic novel read-a-likes for children who love Star Wars. Recommended for children ages 8-12.

  • Jedi Academy series
    Brown, Jeffrey

    The story of Roan Novachez, Jedi Academy student, is told through comics, journal entries, letters, doodles, and newspaper clippings. This incredible, original story from author/illustrator Jeffrey Brown captures all of the humor, awkwardness, fun, and frustrations of middle school... in a galaxy far, far away.

  • Origami Yoda series
    Angleberger, Tom

    Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda.

  • Found
    Haddix, Margaret Peterson

    When thirteen-year-olds Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, learn they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to repair the fabric of time.

  • The City of Ember
    Middaugh, Dallas

    In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.

  • Amulet
    Kibuishi, Kazu

    After chasing after the tentacled monster that kidnapped their mother, Emily and Navin find themselves in a magical but dangerous world of man-eating demons and shadowy enemies, where they must learn to control a powerful amulet given to them by their inventor grandfather.

  • Zita the Spacegirl
    Hatke, Ben

    Zita rushes to the rescue after her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, and, before long, finds herself hailed as an intergalactic hero.

  • The Voyagers series

    Project Alpha: Eight boys and girls compete for a spot on the space voyage that will search for a source to solve Earth's energy crisis.

  • Randoms
    Liss, David

    "A twelve-year-old boy is chosen to join a four-person applicant team to work towards membership in the Confederation of United Planets, and stumbles across conspiracies resembling science fiction he's been a fan of his entire life"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Jupiter Pirates series
    Fry, Jason

    Hunt for the Hydra: When you're a privateer, running a starship is a family business. And for Tycho Hashoone, his twin sister, Yana, and their older brother, Carlo, the family business is far from easy.

  • Outlaws of Time series
    Wilson, Nathan D.

    The legend of Sam Miracle: "Misfit twelve-year-old Sam Miracle’s life is made up of dreams, dreams where he’s a courageous, legendary hero instead of a foster kid with two bad arms that can barely move. But Sam is about to discover that the world he knows and the world he imagines are separated by only one thing: time." -- Amazon.com