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Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi, Beware the Power of the Dark Side!

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Highly detailed, scene-by-scene retelling of the film.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Very inappropriate for young kids

I bought this for my 9 year old son that loves Star Wars and he came up to me and said mom the book talks about girls having to please Jana??? I said what and went to see one of the parts he referred me to pg.43, I almost could not believe it the book was mentioned for years 9 and up. So I decided that was totally misleading for parents and be aware if you do buy it. I won’t be buying anymore of this kind for my son.

This title has:

Too much sex

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For readers eager for every last detail about the sixth installment of the movie saga, this extended retelling provides plenty of nuance and fresh information. In STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI, BEWARE THE POWER OF THE DARK SIDE!, author Tom Angleberger uses a sly, knowing tone that establishes a stronger connection with his young readers, and his illustrations set the scenes wonderfully. But if readers have watched Return of the Jedi many times already, they won't find any major surprises here.

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