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Star Wars: The Force Awakens: A Junior Novel is the junior novelization of the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, adapted by Michael Kogge. It was first released in eBook format on December 18, 2015, and later in hardcover and paperback on February 16, 2016. The audiobook is narrated by Jonathan Davis.

Publisher's summaryEdit

Relive the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with this exciting junior novel.[3]


Michael Kogge had access to both a copy of the film's screenplay and a draft of Alan Dean Foster's novelization as resources for his creation of the junior novelization.[6]

The book is available in three editions in 2016: a regular softcover and hardcover with photo inserts from the film, as well as a UK hardcover version which lacks the inserts.[7]

The junior novelization was reprinted by Egmont UK Ltd on May 4, 2017 for the UK market with a new cover following in series with their reprints of the original trilogy junior novelizations.[5]



Cover galleryEdit


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  • Bird (Mentioned only)
    • Steelpecker (Mentioned only) (First identified as Steelpecker, simultaneous with Star Wars: Rey's Survival Guide, Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Incredible Cross-Sections and Star Wars: The Force Awakens The Visual Dictionary)
    • Bloggin (Mentioned only)
  • Gundark (Bones only)
  • Happabore
  • Luggabeast
  • Moof (Mentioned only)
  • Narglatch (Bones only)
  • Rathtar
  • Reptile
  • Worm (Mentioned only)

Droid models



Organizations and titles

Sentient species

Vehicles and vessels

Weapons and technology


Notes and referencesEdit

External linksEdit

Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens
Full adaptations
Novel · Junior novel · Rey's Story · Finn's Story · Graphic Novel · Comic series
Storybook · Read-Along Storybook and CD · Golden Book · Movie Theater Storybook · Shakespeare
Partial adaptations
Finn & Rey Escape! · Han & Chewie Return! · Rey Meets BB-8 · Finn & the First Order · New Adventures
Lightsaber Rescue · Rolling with BB-8! · The Adventures of BB-8 · Finn's Mission · Finn and Poe Team Up!
Chaos at the Castle · The Chewbacca Story · Rey to the Rescue! · The Fight in the Forest
Character books
Before the Awakening · Rey's Survival Guide · Poe Dameron: Flight Log
Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Aliens: Volume I
Behind the scenes
The Art of · The Making of
Guide and reference books
Incredible Cross-Sections · The Visual Dictionary · Aliens of the Galaxy · Aliens and Ships of the Galaxy · The Official Collector's Edition · The Official Visual Story Guide
Activity books
Ultimate Sticker Collection: Stickerscapes · Book and Magnetic Playset · Ultimate Sticker Collection
Activity Book with Stickers · Look and Find · Flashlight Adventure Book · Mix & Match
Head-to-Head · Mask Book · Ship Factory
Video games
Disney Infinity 3.0 · LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Other material and merchandise
Force Friday · Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens · Soundtrack · LEGO The Force Awakens
Star Wars junior film novelizations
Original trilogy
2004 Legends editions: Episode IV: A New Hope · Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back · Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
2017 edited canon editions: A New Hope · The Empire Strikes Back · Return of the Jedi
2015 brand-new novelizations: The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy · So You Want to Be a Jedi? · Beware the Power of the Dark Side!
Prequel trilogy
Episode I The Phantom Menace · Episode II Attack of the Clones · Episode III Revenge of the Sith
Sequel trilogy
Episode VII The Force Awakens · Episode VIII The Last Jedi
The Force Awakens: Rey's Story · Finn's Story
The Clone Wars · Rogue One