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May the 4th Be With You!

Star Wars Day

Celebrate Star Wars Day!
“May the 4th” is a day for all lovers of Jedi, the Resistance, the Skywalkers, the Hutts, Boba Fett, Gamorrean guards, Maz Kanata, General Grievous, Rancor Keeper and Snap Wexley to unite and celebrate all there is in the galaxy far, far way.

(Why May 4, you ask? Why, it’s right there in the date, a play on “May the Force be with You.”)

Check out some of our beloved Star Wars books (we have titles to appeal to every age!), binge on Star Wars dvds, and enjoy Star Wars again – and again – and again…


Redefining Family through Tony Diterlizzi’s WondLa series

Book 1: Search for WondLa

Lisa from the Youth team reviews this series for older kids, a hybrid of science fiction and fantasy; though they are not graphic novels, the imaginative storytelling is enhanced through DiTerlizzi’s distinctive illustrations.

I just finished reading the WondLa series by Tony DiTerlizzi. It is a wonderful mix of characters and action in a futuristic setting: imagine Rogue One meets Planet of the Apes meets The Wizard of Oz.

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