Fiction Books (young adult / juvenile)

Here is all there is to know about upcoming Star Wars (young adult/juvenile fiction) books! Below the shortlist is a complete listing with solicitations, publisher info, and pre-order links! Click the covers to see a bigger image!

Enjoy! Happy reading and collecting!!!!

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shortlist juvenile fiction

July 26, 2021

STAR WARS: PADAWAN

hardcover original (USA)

October 4, 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – PATH OF DECEIT
hardcover original (USA)

November 1, 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – QUEST FOR THE HIDDEN CITY

hardcover original (USA)

January 3, 2023

STAR WARS: THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT – JUNIOR NOVEL

softcover original (USA)

March 7, 2022

STAR WARS: HUNTERS – BATTLE FOR THE ARENA
[Nintendo Switch/mobile game tie-in middle-grade novel]

hardcover original (USA)

April 4, 2023

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – QUEST FOR PLANET X

hardcover (middle grade) original (USA)

May 2, 2023

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – PATH OF VENGEANCE

hardcover (young adult) original (USA)

May 30, 2023

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI
A Collector’s Classic Board Book

board book original (USA)

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JULY 26, 2022

STAR WARS: PADAWAN

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Kiersten White
hardcover (416 pages)
Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-368-02349-8
$ 18.99

solicitation copy:

Obi-Wan Kenobi struggles with his place in the Force as a young Padawan in this coming-of-age adventure!

Obi-Wan Kenobi really wants to be a good Padawan. The best Padawan, even. But that’s feeling more and more impossible with his new master, Qui-Gon Jinn. All of Obi-Wan’s friends are off training to be real Jedi, getting mission experience, while he’s still on Coruscant, practicing his forms and sitting in silent contemplation. Ever since Qui-Gon’s former master, Dooku, left the Order, it feels like Qui-Gon has been too busy trying to connect with the Force or arguing with the Jedi Council to properly train his Padawan.

When Obi-Wan finally convinces Qui-Gon to take him on a mission to a remote planet once explored by an ancient Jedi, his master doesn’t show up the morning they are to leave—so Obi-Wan impulsively takes off by himself. Upon arriving on the mysterious, lush planet, he encounters a group of teenagers with no adult supervision—and who all seem to have some connection to the Force. Free from the constraints of the Order, Obi-Wan joins them in their daring adventures, but the Padawan side of him keeps questioning the teens’ strange relationship to the Force, and to the verdant planet around them, and what all of it might mean to his future. Obi-Wan will test the limits of his relationship to the Jedi and to the Force in this exciting, yet soulful exploration of one of Star Wars’ most enduring heroes.

initial solicitation copy:

BEING A TEENAGER IS HARD ENOUGH WITHOUT ALSO TRAINING TO BE A JEDI….

Obi-Wan Kenobi has not been apprenticed long to Qui-Gon Jinn, and he is chafing at Qui-Gon’s training style: all meditation, no action. Obi-Wan yearns to prove himself on a mission, but when he and Qui-Gon are finally set to leave on an assignment, Qui-Gon is nowhere to be found. Angered by his master’s abandonment, Obi-Wan sets out on the mission alone, determined to prove himself. On a mysterious planet he encounters a pack of feral, Force-wielding teens who seem to be the planet’s only inhabitants. As he experiences wild freedom with them and wonders if this isn’t the life he was meant for, Obi-Wan can’t escape the nagging sense that something is wrong with the Force there. Romantic complications, startling revelations, and a looming threat to both the planet and his new friends will bring Obi-Wan face-to-face with his worst fear: that maybe he was never supposed to be a Jedi at all. Can he connect with the living Force in time to save himself and everyone around him?

It’s the star of the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ limited series as you’ve never seen him before….

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover
UK:amazon hardcover

GERMANY: amazon hardcover

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OCTOBER 4, 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – PATH OF DECEIT

hardcover young-adult original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Tessa Gratton & Justina Ireland

hardcover (352 pages)

Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-3680-76128
$ 17.99

solicitation copy:

The #1 New York Times best-selling series continues…for life and light!

A provocative and thrilling young adult adventure set in the world of the High Republic, 150 years before the storytelling of Phase I. Meet mysterious cult members, daring explorers, Jedi peacekeepers and more!

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover
UK: amazon hardcover
GERMANY:
amazon hardcover

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NOVEMBER 1, 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – QUEST FOR THE HIDDEN CITY

hardcover middle-grade original (USA)

publisher info:

written by George Mann
cover by Nilah Magruder

hardcover (304 pages)

Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-3680-8010-1
$ 14.99

solicitation copy:

The New York Times best-selling series continues…. For light and life!

A fun and action-packed middle grade adventure set in the world of the High Republic, 150 years before the storytelling of Phase I. Meet hyperspace prospectors, bold explorers, Jedi peacekeepers and more!

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover
UK: amazon hardcover
GERMANY:
amazon hardcover

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JANUARY 3, 2023

STAR WARS: THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT – JUNIOR NOVEL

softcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Joe Schreiber

softcover (208 pages)

Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-368-09228-9
$ 6.99

solicitation copy:

Relive the excitement of the hit series Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett!

Former bounty hunter Boba Fett has survived the sarlacc pit, nursed back to health and taken in by a tribe of Tuskens on Tatooine. When the tribe is slaughtered, Boba seeks revenge, and sets himself up in Jabba the Hutt’s old palace along with his new right hand, assassin Fennec Shand. But the fight for power on Tatooine goes deeper than expected, and Boba will need help from new and old allies in order to secure his position and avenge his tribe.

It’s just business. Or is it?

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon softcover

CANADA: amazon softcover
UK: amazon softcover
GERMANY:
amazon softcover

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MARCH 7, 2023

STAR WARS: HUNTERS – BATTLE FOR THE ARENA

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Mark Oshiro
hardcover (240 pages)
Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-368-07603-6
$ 14.99

solicitation copy:

An exciting book based on the game Star Wars: Hunters!

On the planet Vespaara lies the Arena—a series of battlefields where fighters known as Hunters face off in teams to compete in front of roaring crowds. Newest to their ranks is Rieve, a Force-sensitive orphan from Corellia with abilities she can barely control, and a past she desperately wants to leave behind. But Rieve gets off to a rocky start, strugging with her lack of confidence both inside the Arena and with her fellow Hunters. And when a mysterious stranger begins stalking the Arena, Rieve fears her troubled past has finally caught up with her….

Includes original illustrations based on the game characters!

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover
UK: amazon hardcover

GERMANY: amazon hardcover

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APRIL 4, 2023

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – QUEST FOR PLANET X

hardcover (middle-grade) original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Tessa Gratton

hardcover (288 pages)

Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-368-08287-7
$ 14.99

solicitation copy:

The New York Times best-selling series continues…. For light and life!

A fun and action-packed middle grade adventure set in the world of the High Republic, 150 years before the storytelling of Phase I. Meet hyperspace prospectors, bold explorers, Jedi peacekeepers and more!

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover
UK: amazon hardcover
GERMANY:
amazon hardcover

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MAY 2, 2023

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – PATH OF VENGEANCE

hardcover (young adult) original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Cavan Scott

hardcover (400 pages)

Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-368-08288-4
$ 17.99

solicitation copy:

A Young Adult novel set in the High Republic era.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover
UK: amazon hardcover
GERMANY:
amazon hardcover

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MAY 30, 2023

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI
A Collector’s Classic Board Book

board book original (USA)

publisher info:

illustrated by Al Williamson

board book (8.00″ x 6.00″; 30 pages)

Abrams Appleseed

ISBN 978-1-4197-6787-6

$ 12.99

solicitation copy:

An epic retelling of Return of the Jedi for Star Wars fans of all ages, with classic art from comics icon Al Williamson.

Experience the original movie like never before! Follow the adventures of favorite characters during some of the most memorable moments in Star Wars history: from Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo’s escape from Jabba the Hutt; to Luke’s showdown with Darth Vader; to the climactic Battle of Endor, where the fate of the galaxy hangs in the balance.

With art from comics legend Al Williamson, gatefolds, and a cinematic feel, this collector’s board book is the perfect gift no matter your generation, for both lifelong Star Wars fans and the littlest Padawans.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover
UK: amazon hardcover
GERMANY:
amazon hardcover

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