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Star Wars: Luke Skywalker's Amazing Story (Star Wars DK Readers - Level 1)

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Features your child's hero, Luke Skywalker. This title lets you watch as your child meets Luke and joins him on his amazing adventures as he teams up with Obi-Wan Kenobi, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3P0 and R2-D2 and journeys to the Death Star to confront Darth Vader and rescue Princess Leia.
Published (first published 2008)
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Pamela ☼what?!? you want more gruel☼ Tee
DK has a winning product here. Written at the 2nd Grade level (AR 2.3) it's got lots of great photos that outline Luke's life-- starting on Tatooine and ending where his father, Darth Vader, ceases to be a bad guy.

In between, it talks about C3PO, Leia, Hans, Yoda, the destruction of the Death Star, and Anakin. It's all presented in a very abbreviated fashion, but most kids are going to be able to follow the plot without problems.

I'm going to highly recommend this book as a practice reader for re
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Carter Harrison
This is one of our favorite books! We love all the pictures!
Elizabeth S
Be warned, this book covers events in all three movies of the original trilogy (i.e. New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi). The author does quite a good job simplifying the story, but there are a few statements that aren't quite true. (For example, Luke used the force to make his shot that destroyed the Death Star, but this book claims it was a "lucky shot."
Molly
This is pretty much a recap of Lukes life. If a kid has not seen the movie then it will pretty much ruin everything for them and not for any really good reason. It is fairly easy for a beginning reader to get into though. Grades K+
Meredith
Illustrated with color photos from the Star Wars films, this is little book tells a very simplified version of Luke Skywalker's story. Perfect for beginning readers.
Ame
Luke has an AMAZING story! We're talking lightsabers, blasters, and this crazy dude named DARTH VADER. Shoowee. Must-read.
Thomas
Very cool. Never gets old.
Grade5 Five
it hink it is very very good
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Simon Beecroft is the New York Times bestselling author of LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary as well as many other Star Wars titles for children, including Star Wars The Clone Wars: Watch Out For Jabba the Hutt, Star Wars: Luke Skywalker’s Amazing Story, and Star Wars: Beware the Dark Side. He has also written books on subjects as diverse as dinosaurs, extreme weather, future technology, Nelso ...more
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