A Library Guide to Star Wars Rogue One

Star Wars: Rogue One is now available as a digital download and gets released on DVD and Blu Ray on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The library will have copies of the film on DVD, but that’s not all we have in the collection. The library has plenty of other items focusing on the latest installment in the Star Wars saga.

Recently, Rogue One Director Gareth Edwards shared some insight to the amazing close of the film featuring Darth Vader.

Now that you have a taste of what to expect from Rouge One, if you want more, here is a selection of items that can be found at the library.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Novel

Summary: An official novelization of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” follows a band of rebels on a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans.

Rogue One: Junior Novel

Summary: Relive the excitement of of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with this action-packed retelling! Follow along as a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide

Summary: “This exciting reference format accompanies the eagerly anticipated, first-ever standalone Star Wars™ movie: Rogue One. This beautifully detailed title features in-depth character profiles, plus 5 newly commissioned and fully annotated cross-sections of vehicles and mapped-out locations.

Rogue One, a Star Wars story : original motion picture soundtrack

Summary: Music by Michael Giacchino ; original Star Wars music by John Williams.

Star Wars: Catalyst – A Rogue One Novel

Summary: War is tearing the galaxy apart. For years the Republic and the Separatists have battled across the stars, each building more and more deadly technology in an attempt to win the war. As a member of Chancellor Palpatine’s top secret Death Star project, Orson Krennic is determined to develop a superweapon before their enemies can. And an old friend of Krennic’s, the brilliant scientist Galen Erso, could be the key…Galen’s energy-focused research has captured the attention of both Krennic and his foes, making the scientist a crucial pawn in the galactic conflict. But after Krennic rescues Galen, his wife, Lyra, and their young daughter, Jyn, from Separatist kidnappers, the Erso family is deeply in Krennic’s debt. Krennic then offers Galen an extraordinary opportunity: to continue his scientific studies with every resource put utterly at his disposal. While Galen and Lyra believe that his energy research will be used purely in altruistic ways, Krennic has other plans that will finally make the Death Star a reality. Trapped in their benefactor’s tightening grasp, the Ersos must untangle Krennic’s web of deception to save themselves and the galaxy itself.

If you need some more Star Wars after you enjoy these Rogue One offerings, just do a quick search in the library’s catalog for more books, movies and music from a Galaxy Far, Far Away.