THE RISING FORCE ("STAR WARS" JEDI APPRENTICE)

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A dynamic new Star Wars series, following the adventures and education of thirteen-year-old Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn as they travel across the galaxy as guardians of peace. Combining action, Jedi detail, and the thematic significance that readers expect from Star Wars, "Jedi Apprentice" is sure to engage both Star Wars fans and newcomers to the Star Wars galaxy.

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Just before his 13th birthday, Obi-Wan Kenobi left Yoda and the other teachers at the Jedi Temple. But he wasn't supposed to become a Padawan, a future Jedi Knight, he was assigned to be a farmer! Jedi Apprentice: The Rising Force joins the headstrong Obi-Wan a few weeks before he's to turn 13, when he'll be too old to begin training as a Jedi Knight. Trying too hard to become Qui-Gon Jinn's Padawan, Obi-Wan shows his lack of discipline, and that--in addition to Qui-Gon's mysterious past--keeps them apart. But the Force keeps pulling the two together: Obi-Wan resigns himself to the Jedi Agricultural Corps on barren Bandomeer, only to find that Qui-Gon is on a mission to the same planet. Traveling there on a mining ship, the two must work together to forge a truce between the warring Hutt, Whiphid, and Arconan miners on board. The inexperienced Obi-Wan stirs up trouble but gets plenty of chances to redeem himself later--after the pirates attack and after the ship crash-lands on a hostile planet with the crew still at each other's throats. Experienced Star Wars author Dave Wolverton keeps the blasters firing and the lightsabers swinging in this fun, fast-paced adventure. (Ages 9 to 12) --Paul Hughes

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Wolverton, Dave
Published by Scholastic Paperbacks (1999)
ISBN 10: 0439012864 ISBN 13: 9780439012867
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