May the Fourth Be With You!

In honor of all things STAR WARS, here are a few reading lists of our most beloved characters because you can’t be a successful Wookie, Sith Lord, Smuggler, Jedi, Princess, or little green dude without having read a thing or two.  And as always: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!

What Would Chewbacca Read?

Great HairGreat Hair: Secrets to Looking Fabulous and Feeling Beautiful Every Day by Nick Arrojo


English SimplifiedEnglish Simplified: Grammar, Punctuation and Mechanics, Word Choice, Paragraphs and Essays, Research Writing and Documentation, ESL Tips by Blanche Ellsworth


Objects in Motion: Principles of Classical Mechanics by Paul Fleisher

Objects in Motion: Principles of Classical Mechanics by Paul Fleisher


GinsbergCollected Poems, 1947-1997 by Allen Ginsberg (particularly the poem, Howl)


What the Dog SawWhat the Dog Saw and Other Adventures  by Malcolm Gladwell


The Pilot's RadioThe Pilot’s Radio Communications Handbook by Paul E. Illman


The Abused Werewolf Rescue GroupThe Abused Werewolf Rescue Group by Catherine Jinks


The Amazing Story of Quantum MechanicsThe Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science that Made Our World by James Kakalios


Pilot PupsPilot Pups by Michelle Meadows


The Knife of Never Letting GoThe Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness


The Art of Racing in the RainThe Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein


shiverShiver by Maggie Stiefvater


The Black Hole WarBlack Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics by Leonard Susskind


A Beautiful FriendshipA Beautiful Friendship by David Weber


What Would Darth Vader Read?

Living a Healthy LifeLiving a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions: Self-Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Depression, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema and Other Physical and Mental Health Conditions


Why Does He Do That?Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft


Hyperbole and a HalfHyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Alie Brosh


Ender's GameEnder’s Game by Orson Scott Card


Solar Energy ProjectsSolar Energy Projects for the Evil Genius by Gavin D. J. Harper


Mein KampfMein Kampf by Adolf Hitler


Unlock Your Muscle GeneUnlock Your Muscle Gene: Trigger the Biological Mechanisms that Transform Your Body and Extend Your Life by Ori Hofmekler


Evil GeniusEvil Genius by Catherine Jinks


Mighty RobotsMighty Robots: Mechanical Marvels That Fascinate and Frighten by David Jones


The Future of the MindThe Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku


Mechanics of ManLeonardo Da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man by Clayton Martin


The Allergy and Asthma CureThe Allergy and Asthma Cure: A Complete 8-Step Nutritional Program by Fred Pescatore


Raising a Gifted ChildThe Everything Parent’s Guide to Raising a Gifted Child: All You Need to Know to Meet Your Child’s Emotional, Social, and Academic Needs by Sarah Herbert Robbins


Making Things MoveMaking Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists by Dustyn Roberts


The Art of WarThe Art of War by Sun Tzu


What Would Han Solo Read?

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams


Smuggler's MoonSmuggler’s Moon: A Sir John Fielding Mystery by Bruce Alexander


Pride and PrejudicePride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


100 Bullets100 Bullets [1] First Shot, Last Call by Brian Azzarello


Goldfinger

Goldfinger: 007, A James Bond Novel by Ian Fleming


Viper PilotViper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat by Dan Hampton


B for BusterB for Buster by Iain Lawrence


High-Speed ThrillsHigh-Speed Thrills: Acceleration and Velocity by Nathan Lepora


Curse of the Blue Tattoo

Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady by L. A. Meyer


When Duct Tape Just Isn't Enough

Popular Mechanics When Duct Tape Just Isn’t Enough: Quick Fixes for Everyday Disasters by C. J. Petersen


dodgerDodger by Terry Pratchett


Backflash by Richard StarkBackflash by Richard Stark


Pirate FreedomPirate Freedom by Gene Wolfe


What Would Luke Skywalker Read?

The Boy MechanicThe Boy Mechanic Makes Toys: 159 Games, Toys, Tricks, and Other Amusements Instrument Flying


MancraftsPopular Mechanics: Leather Tooling, Fly Tying, Ax Whittling, and Other Cool Things To Do: Man Crafts


Spacer and RatSpacer and Rat by Margaret Bechard


Meditation for DummiesMeditation for Dummies by Stephan Bodian


Ender's ShadowEnder’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card


Ready Player OneReady Player One: A Novel by Ernest Cline


The SupernaturalistThe Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer


Who Are These People?Who Are These People?: Coping With Family Dynamics by Michael Fallon


Sure FireSure Fire by Jack Higgins


Danger's HourDanger’s Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker Hill and the Kamikaze Pilot Who Crippled Her by Maxwell Taylor Kennedy


cinderCinder by Marissa Meyer


A Confusion of PrincesA Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix


hatchetHatchet by Gary Paulsen


Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling


What Would Princess Leia Read?

Dirty Laundry: Stories About Family SecretsDirty Laundry: Stories About Family Secrets


Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen AbbottLiar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott


The Pirate Princess by Sudipta Bardhan-QuallenThe Pirate Princess by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen


Perfect Chemistry by Simone ElkelesPerfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles


Incarceron by Catherine FisherIncarceron by Catherine Fisher


Bunheads: A Novel by Sophie FlackBunheads: A Novel by Sophie Flack


Kimchi and Calamari by Rose KentKimchi and Calamari by Rose Kent


A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’EngleA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle


Legend by Marie LuLegend by Marie Lu


Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—For What They Want by Selena RezvaniPushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—For What They Want by Selena Rezvani


Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee StoneAlmost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone


Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah StrohmeyerSmart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer


Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives by Frank J. SullowayBorn to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives by Frank J. Sulloway


Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History by Laurel Thatcher UlrichWell-Behaved Women Seldom Make History by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich


I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala YousafzaiI am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai


What Would Yoda Read?

Living From the Heart: Hearth Rhythm Meditation for Energy, Clarity, Peace, Joy, and Inner Power by Puran BairLiving From the Heart: Heart Rhythm Meditation for Energy, Clarity, Peace, Joy, and Inner Power by Puran Bair


How to Train a Wild Elephant and Other Adventures in Mindfulness by Jan Chozen BaysHow to Train a Wild Elephant and Other Adventures in Mindfulness by Jan Chozen Bays


Little Green Men by Christopher BuckleyLittle Green Men by Christopher Buckley


Taming the Tiger Within: Meditations on Transforming Difficult Emotions by Nhất HạnhTaming the Tiger Within: Meditations on Transforming Difficult Emotions by Nhất Hạnh


The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock EideThe Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock Eide


The Mediation Handbook: The Practical Guide to Eastern and Western Meditation Techniques by David FontanaThe Mediation Handbook: The Practical Guide to Eastern and Western Meditation Techniques by David Fontana


Energy: Green Science Projects About Solar, Wind, and Water Power by Robert GardnerEnergy: Green Science Projects About Solar, Wind, and Water Power by Robert Gardner


Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse


Simple Meditation & Relaxation by Joel LeveySimple Meditation & Relaxation by Joel Levey


Finding the Space to Lead: A Practical Guide to Mindful Leadership by Janice MarturanoFinding the Space to Lead: A Practical Guide to Mindful Leadership by Janice Marturano


Allosaurus vs. Brachiosaurus: Might Against Height by Michael O’HearnAllosaurus vs. Brachiosaurus: Might Against Height by Michael O’Hearn


Grammar Essentials: Learning to Express Yourself Clearly and Effectively by Judith F. OlsonGrammar Essentials: Learning to Express Yourself Clearly and Effectively by Judith F. Olson


The Science of Forces: Projects with Experiments on Forces and Machines by Steve ParkerThe Science of Forces: Projects with Experiments on Forces and Machines by Steve Parker


Zen and the Art of Faking It by Jordan SonnenblickZen and the Art of Faking It by Jordan Sonnenblick


It’s Easy Being Green: A Handbook for Earth-Friendly Living by Crissy TraskIt’s Easy Being Green: A Handbook for Earth-Friendly Living by Crissy Trask

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About Princess Leia

I am the Teen Services Librarian at the Grayslake Area Public Library.
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