More STAR WARS books for Second Graders

Part II of our STAR WARS reading list for 2nd Graders. These books run from AR 2.5 to 2.9. Find PART I here. Find STAR WARS books for 1st Graders here.

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bookcover of Watch Out for Jabba The Hutt! by Simon BeecroftClone Wars: Watch Out For Jabba The Hutt!
by Simon Beecroft

3.64 avg rating — 59 ratings

Notes - This little reader is based on the cartoon Clone Wars show and it essentially just introduces the characters. Though the text is at the mid-2nd Grade level, the sentence remains short and simple. On the order of: "This is Anakin Skywalker. He is a brave jedi."

Reading Information:
Word Count: 524
Page Count: 32
Accelerated Reader: 2.6 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 128718
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bookcover of Luke's Fate by Jim ThomasLuke's Fate
(Step into Reading, Step 3)
by Jim Thomas

3.91 avg rating — 11 ratings

Illustrated in full color, this book features short chapters. Readers are introduced to young Luke Skywalker, who dreams of being a star pilot but has to stay planetbound helping his uncle run the farm. Based on the beginning sequences of the original Star Wars movie and radio plays.

Reading Information:
Word Count: 1,634
Page Count: 48
Accelerated Reading level: 2.7 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 85113

bookcover of Lego StarWars: Anakin To The Rescue!   by Ace Landers
Lego StarWars: Anakin To The Rescue!
 by Ace Landers

3.53 avg rating — 34 ratings 

These little books feature a kinder, sillier SW universe.  In this one Anakin and Obi-Wan Kenobi are supposed to protect Senator Padmé Amidala, but Obi-Wan falls for a 'cookie trap' which lands them in Count Dooku's arena of monsters,

Word Count: 711
Page Count: 24
Accelerated Reader:  2.8 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 153887
Lexile: GN560L
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bookcover of Lego StarWars: Padawan Menace   by Ace Landers
Lego StarWars: Padawan Menace
 by Ace Landers

3.61 avg rating — 33 ratings  

Alternate universe.  Ian joins the ranks of the Padawans and Yoda is his teacher. Despite being new he argues with Yoda a great deal, which makes it difficult to stop the deadly Asajj Ventress who wants to steals the Republic's secret battle plans. 

Jabba the Hutt is featured as the kidnapper of all the Padawans but Ian.

Word Count: 972
Page Count: 32
Accelerated Reader:  2.9 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 148689
Lexile: GN420L
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bookcover of Anakin in Action by Simon BeecroftClone Wars: Anakin In Action!
by Simon Beecroft

3.73 avg rating — 78 ratings

Drawn from the animated Clone Wars television series, the story in this one brings Anakin and his student Ahsoka to a world where they are going to try to save a young Hutt named Rotta. They attempt a rescue of the adorable little fellow only to meet up with a mysterious lightsaber wielding baddy named Ventress. They manage the escape, but not before facing off with Ventress in a fight that involves a monster called a Rancor.

This book is based on the Clone Wars television show.
Our review

Word Count: 843
Page Count: 32
Accelerated Reading level: 2.9 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 127591
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compiled by Pam
updated September 2013

Find PART I here

These graphic novels are at the Second Grade level, but feature more mature themes. Great motivational books for older guys.

sample page from Infinities Empire Strikes Back by David Land

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