Everything you need to understand or teach Star Wars Episode I by Terry Brooks.
On the sun-drenched and sand-bitten planet of Tatooine, a nine year-old slave boy, Anakin Skywalker, dreams of the future when he and his mother, Shmi, will be free of the yoke of slavery. As only a nine year-old can, he also dreams what would seem to an adult to be unattainable, impossible dreams. He looks up at the sky and imagines himself grown up, a pilot who will be flying battle cruisers and fighters.
Adults like his owner, Watto, a Toydarian merchant with a lumpy body and constantly beating wings, could not hope to know what Anakin knows - that he is special in an extraordinary way that even he does not fully understand. He senses things that others can not, he knows that threats are present even when he can not see them, and he is gifted at building and repairing technically complex machines like protocol droids and pod... View more of the Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Summary
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