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Star Wars Journal
Hero for Hire
by Donna Tauscher

Published by Scholastic


Scott's Rating:   2 out of 4


While Han Solo sits in Jabba's dungeon waiting for Luke to come and save him and Chewie, he is interviewed by a B'omarr Monk named Sai'da. The monk is a historian and wants to record Han's life history and his involvement in the Rebellion. Han proceeds to recap events that happened in Rebel Dawn and A New Hope from a certain point of view....his own.



Scott:

    This is actually an interesting concept for a Star Wars book. Nobody has really ever told the story of the film from one character's point of view before. But later on, I think you see why. It's fairly well written and accurate as far as Han's emotions and thoughts as the events in ANH occurred. It's also interesting to see that the author included the events in the recently published "Rebel Dawn" by Ann Crispin. That was probably a good move since many kids won't read it till they are older. Besides this, it's got a pretty nice looking cover by Maren.



Scott:

    One of the hardest things about rating a kid's book is trying to approach it from the proper mindset. While most people would already say I'm childish, I have to ask if this is a novel that would have interested me when I was a kid. After thinking long and hard about it, I'd have to say no. If I was a kid and had seen the films, I wouldn't be interested in reading about it all over again, and that's what this is. Plus, I doubt Han would have spilled his guts like this in a dungeon to a stranger. If I was a kid, I'd be more interested in spending my allowance buying an original story. But who knows, maybe this interests some kids.



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    If you buy all three books, you get a glow in the dark poster.....that is, if you clip out the coupon and happen to be one of the 500 lucky winners. What kind of jip is that??? The display said I'd get a glow in the dark poster if I bought them all! Waaahhhh! False advertising!


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