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May the Fourth Be With You!

Happy Star Wars Day!

Discover some new or revisit old favorites for the ‘holiday’ or it’s ‘Dark Side’ celebration, Revenge of the Fifth.

William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back : Star Wars part the fifth  by Ian Doescher. Inspired by the work of George Lucas and William Shakespeare.

A retelling of The Empire strikes back in iambic pentameter, the style of Shakespeare. Many a fortnight have passed since the destruction of the Death Star, and the evil Darth Vader has hatched a plan to capture the rebels. Will Lord Vader learn how sharper than a tauntaun’s tooth it is to have a Jedi child?

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 The Star wars craft book by Bonnie Burton.

Chewbacca sock puppets. Jabba the Hutt body pillows. Hanukkah droidels. This guide offers a variety of fun and original projects to bring the many beloved elements of Star wars to life.

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 The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

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.

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Check out the library’s entire Star Wars collection for more fun books, movies and cds!

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