Have you ever tried to sneak a pet home past your parents? Did you think you could keep that pet hidden? Inevitably something happens, that pet is found, and you are in big trouble. This is the lesson Christina Starspeeder must learn in book eight of Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Attack of the Furball. Each book in this series is unique and fun, keeping your Star Wars lover reading, even those that may not like too. A mix of comic panels, journal entries, and news bulletins provide a variety and stretch the imagination of young readers while providing fun illustrations to move the plot along. Christina is the older sister of Victor who features as the main character in books 4-6 of the series and the protagonist of this book. While on a mission, Christina falls in love with a nexu (think giant cat-like creature) and sneaks him back to the academy with her. One mishap leads to another, and Christina has to learn a hard lesson. 9 year old loves and approves!
Final Thoughts: Attack of the Furball encourages young readers to keep reading with fun illustrations and an action-packed plot.