Adam Gidwitz went for the wacky in his YA retelling of The Empire Strikes Back. While many adult fans consider Episode V to be sacred, Gidwitz isn’t afraid to have a little fun with it. Sometimes the narration uses the second person “you” to place the reader into the story, Yoda tells goofy parables, and makes many out-of-universe references.
While technically a follow-up to The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy by Alexandra Bracken, it stands on its own as well.
Acclaimed, New York Times best-selling author Adam Gidwitz delivers a captivating retelling of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back like you've never experienced before, infusing the iconic, classic tale of good versus evil with a unique perspective and narrative style that will speak directly to today's young readers while enhancing the Star Wars experience for core fans of the saga.
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