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Jedi Quest -27 Years BNH

BNH=Before ‘a New Hope’     ANH=After ‘A New Hope’

Jedi Quest : Path to Truth
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Format:Young Reader Hardcover
Details:170 pages – $12.95 US, $16.99 CAN
Publish Date:September 4, 2001
Publisher:Scholastic
A must-have read for all Star Wars fans, this is the amazing, exclusive story bridging the years between Episode I and the eagely awaited Episode II. Anakin Skywalker is now twelve and a star apprentice at the Jedi Temple. His Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi, is concerned about Anakin’s darker instincts. But he has no idea what is soon to come. After a pilgrimage to a sacred Jedi site to build Anakin’s lightsaber, the two are sent on a mission to defeat an evil space pirate with a tie to Anakin’s slave past. On the mission, Anakin shows his Jedi gifts but his actions also foreshadow the darker fate that awaits him.

 

Jedi Quest #1 : The Way of the Apprentice
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $3.99 US, $5.99 CAN
Publish Date:April 23, 2002
Publisher:Scholastic
Anakin Skywalker knows that Obi-Wan Kenobi did not choose him as an apprentice. Instead, it was the dying wish of Obi-Wan’s own Master, Qui-Gon Jinn, that brought them together. Now Anakin is beginning to doubt his Master’s commitment … and Obi-Wan is starting to wonder if he will ever be as good a Master as Qui-Gon.

With these things in mind, Master and apprentice head out on a training exercise that soon turns into a struggle to survive. A squad of bounty hunters has been hired to capture the Jedi — and they will stop at nothing to do it. Anakin and Obi-Wan must avoid the traps and ambushes … and try to discover who is behind the deadly Jedi hunt.

 

Jedi Quest #2 : The Trail of the Jedi
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $3.99 US, $5.99 CAN
Publish Date:April 23, 2002
Publisher:Scholastic
Fourteen-year-old Anakin Skywalker is strong in the ways of the Force. His lightsaber skills are exceptional, his piloting is legendary. He should be an ideal Jedi apprentice. And yet, there is so much he still has to learn.

It is up to Obi-Wan Kenobi to teach him these things. But on a mission to a planet threatened by a toxic disaster, Obi-Wan and Anakin are separated. Anakin and three other apprentices — one of them his rival — must work together in order to survive. Anakin’s instructions are clear … but are they right?

Anakin Skywalker’s destiny will determine the future of a galaxy. These are the events that form his fate

 

Jedi Quest #3 : The Dangerous Games
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $3.99 US, $5.99 CAN
Publish Date:August 6, 2002
Publisher:Scholastic
When Obi-Wan Kenobi and his gifted Padawan are dispatched to the Galactic Games on a peacekeeping mission, an illegal Podracing competition catches Anakin’s eager eye.
As a Jedi Padawan, Anakin is supposed to abandon his past life in service to the Force, but his racing days and old rivalries return at high speed. Anakin squares off against Hekula, son of Sebulba, who has inherited his father’s worst traits.

 

Jedi Quest #4 : The Master of Disguise
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $3.99 US, $5.99 CAN
Publish Date:November 4, 2002
Publisher:Scholastic
Young Padawan Anakin Skywalker and his mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi face off against a slippery foe in the fourth book in the Jedi Quest series. This adversary is as cunning as he is evil, and will stop at nothing in his embrace of the dark side. How will the Jedi defeat this villain of powerful wealth — a villain that they cannot find?

 

Jedi Quest #5 : The School of Fear
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $4.99 US, $5.99 CAN
Publish Date:February 4, 2003
Publisher:Scholastic
Young Anakin Skywalker and his rival Ferus Olin are sent to investigate an elite leadership school following the disappearance of a Senator’s son. There, they discover clues pointing towards a secret squad of renegade students, as well as the Senator’s political foes that are bent towards pushing the planet towards war.

 

Jedi Quest #6 : The Shadow Trap
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $4.99 US, $5.99 CAN
Publish Date:April 8, 2003
Publisher:Scholastic
Mawan is a world turn apart by war. Its population has taken refuge underground, and the surface has become the battlefield for three greedy crime lords. Into this chaos venture Jedi peacekeepers, but they may be heading into a deadly trap.

 

Jedi Quest #7 : The Moment of Truth
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $4.99 US, $5.99 CAN
Publish Date:November 4, 2003
Publisher:Scholastic
To fulfill their duties to the Republic, a Jedi must remain focused, and not be distracted by personal conflicts. The tense Master-Padawan relationship between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker puts this resolve to the test.

The normally headstrong Anakin is plagued by feelings of doubt and guilt for not preventing the death of a Jedi Council member. Obi-Wan has his reservations, seeing himself as a less-than-perfect mentor to a less-than-perfect student.

The two must put aside their conflicts if they are to undertake a daring rescue mission to the last free planet of the Uziel system. Their lives, and an entire planet, depend on it.

 

Jedi Quest #8 : The Changing of the Guard
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $5.99 US, $8.99 CAN
Publish Date:February 3, 2004
Publisher:Scholastic
The planet of Romin is a hotbed of villainy and corruption. It is a refuge for criminals from across the galaxy — including evil scientist Janna Zan Arbor, an archenemy of the Republic.

In order to foil Zan Arbor’s insidious plans, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and a team of Jedi must infiltrate Romin — disguised as a band of thieves. Where lawlessness is the law, the Jedi will have to master the art of deception to trap a master deceiver.

 

Jedi Quest #9 : The False Peace
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $5.99 US, $8.99 CAN
Publish Date:July 6, 2004
Publisher:Scholastic
Obi-Wan Kenobi and his apprentice Anakin Skywalker are tasked to protect the Galactic Senate from a threat that could throw the galaxy into dark chaos. With Senators endangered, peace and justice are at risk. Supreme Chancellor Palpatine is vested in the Jedi’s success, but to what result?

 

Jedi Quest #10 : The Final Showdown
Writer:Jude Watson
Cover Artist:Alicia Buelow
Cover Artist:David Mattingly
Format:Young Reader Paperback
Details:144 pages – $5.99 US, $8.99 CAN
Publish Date:November 2, 2004
Publisher:Scholastic
Granta Omega is an evil mastermind who has one goal: to help the Sith destroy the Jedi order. Now, Omega has escaped to the planet of Korriban, graveyard of the ancient Sith and home to their most powerful secrets. It’s up to Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker to intercept this madman before his sinister power grows out of control.

Accompanying the pair on this mission is Anakin’s rival, Ferus. The competitive Anakin sees the search for Omega as a contest to be one. But such thoughts are unbecoming of a Jedi, and as the quest plunges deeper into the dark side, Jedi disciplines may be all that stave off the inevitable outcome of this showdown: Death.

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